After the year prefix, these models use a code of "EB", indicating Electric Bass.The serial number on SE model guitars can be found on the back of the headstock.
Range - E0001-13XXX Notes: (E11000 to E12000 are when the recessed cavities appeared on bodies) 1986-90 "Pointy Droopy" or "Shark" headstocks(E2000s-G series) - Bodies and Necks by ESP Die cast plates in chrome sporting "Neptune, NJ" on them with the banana Kramer logo.
Range - F0001-13XXX (presumed) Notes: 1986-90 "Pointy Droopy" or "Shark" headstocks(E2000s-G series) - Bodies and Necks by ESP Die cast plates in chrome and black sporting "Neptune, NJ" on them with the banana Kramer logo.
ex: A A1234 Cast overseas plates are smaller in width compared to American Series cast plates.
Information on Japanese and Mexican-made instruments is included towards the bottom.
The year of manufacture for SE guitars can be determined by the letter prefix prior to the sequence of numbers that follow.
The serial number of an speaker cabinet is located on the back of the cabinet in the upper right corner.
These serial numbers do not pertain to the new line of Kramers from Musicyo.
Usually, they sport a first letter, then have another letter prefixing the number.
Notes: Some Custom plates begin with "0" with four letter proceeding, for example "07878".
These plates are black Two versions, one with a banana logo, one with the word "Kramer" in the old logo style Chrome plates with custom numbers from the wood neck era are NOT American series plates, but look identical (except for color) to the banana black custom order plate.
After the year prefix, these models us a code digit of "9", indicating a set-neck model bass.