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Yanagisawa Serial Number Ranges By Model

Before 1980 the 3rd and 4th digit of the serial number represents the year of manufacture.

ModelStart #End #
T3 Tenor unknown (1954) unknown (1965)
A3 Alto unknown (1956) unknown (1960)
A5 Alto unknown (1965) unknown (1969)
A4 Alto unknown (1966) unknown (1969)
T4 Tenor unknown (1966) unknown (1969)
T5 Tenor unknown (1966) unknown (1969)
B6 Baritone unknown (1967) 162,967 (1989)
S6 Soprano unknown (1968) 12,781,316 (1977)
A6 Alto unknown (1970) 21,791,801 (1979)
T6 Tenor unknown (1970) 21,791,801 (1979)
SN6 Sopranino 12,729,030 (1972) 162,967 (1989)
Elimona 800 12,781,317 (1978) 162,967 (1989)
Elimona 880 102,143 (1980) 162,967 (1989)
500 Series 102,143 (1980) 162,967 (1989)
8830 148,774 (1988) 162,967 (1989)
8833 148,774 (1988) 162,967 (1989)
901 162,968 (1990) unknown
991 162,968 (1990) unknown
9930 184,318 (1993) unknown
9935 197,400 (1995) 228,249 (1998)
992 219,500 (1998) unknown
9937 228,250 (1999) unknown
902 213,000 (2001) unknown

Yanagisawa Serial Number Chart

Serial Number Year Manufactured
12,729,030
1972
12,731,254
1973
12,745,400
1974
12,753,382
1975
12,764,553
1976
12,775,790
1977
12,781,317
1978
12,791,801
1979
102,143
1980
106,981
1981
111,892
1982
117,142
1983
122,663
1984
128,485
1985
134,903
1986
141,658
1987
148,774
1988
156,006
1989
162,968
1990
170,073
1991
177,116
1992
184,318
1993
189,050
1994
197,400
1995
205,400
1996
213,000
1997
219,500
1998
228,250
1999
235,000
2000

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