A Rosewood fingerboard is inlaid with triangular Pearloid inlays, while the...Welcome to Rickenbacker's serial number decoder page.
The first model had a conventional 12-string setup, in which the octave string is the first to be struck in each string pair.
Rickenbacker International Corporation, also known as Rickenbacker, is an electric string instrument manufacturer based in Santa Ana, California.
In 1932, the company became the world's first to produce electric guitars and eventually produced a range of electric guitars and bass guitars.
On Harrison’s model and subsequent Rickenbacker 12-strings, the octave strings occur second in the string pairs and the lower-pitched string is struck first.
Harrison’s guitar has a trapeze tailpiece, triangle inlays, double white pickguards, black control knobs and mono and stereo (Rick-O-Sound) outputs mounted on a chrome plate on the side of the guitar.
Rickenbacker serial numbers have been issued in a number of formats.