Here is the serial no. on a friend’s Deering Vega... he wants to know when it was made. I gather from their website it’s Sept., 2003. Is that correct?
From what I have read in the past, you are correct. I have also read that the digits between the month and year indicate the number of that particular model made. If that is correct, your friend's banjo would be the 265th Vega No. 2 made. I have a five-year more recent one and assume it's the 535th. Happy to hear from anyone who has more info on this.
Thank you, Mark.
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