Welcome to Rickenbacker's serial number decoder page.Rickenbacker serial numbers have been issued in a number of formats.But whether it’s a pre-World War II Martin flat top, a Gibson Les Paul from the 1950s, or a Fender Stratocaster like the one Jimi Hendrix used to play, there’s an instrument for every type of guitar collector. The biggest name in this category is unquestionably C. For example, a 15 is considered a basic model, with increasing levels of detailing and finishing in models numbered 16, 17, 18, 21, 28, 35, 42, and 45.
Another guitar from the early run of a few prototype full-scale Capri models made by Rickenbacker in 1957.
MSRP: 5,409.00 From Rickenbacker: Basically the same design as the 381V69 but with 12 strings.
Derived from a design dating back to 1957, this guitar is memorable for its hand-carved arch top...
1937 Ken Roberts model; dark Brown woodgrain finish; single “horseshoe” type pickup with Kauffman vibrola and metal “Rickenbacher” (with an “h”) badge on pearloid headstock veneer. 1957 Rickenbacker 365 Capri Prototype in Autumnglo.
This guitar was one of the first of a handful of prototype full-scale Capri models made by Rickenbacker in 1957.