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*F = Factory: G, J & K beginning the serial numbers denote that is was made by the Terada factory: the "G" ink stamp means the guitar should have Gibson USA pickups, and "J" for Japanese pickups.
1989-1998 S/N Type 2 FYMMPPP 105437 Made by Fuji Gen factory in May of 1991, production # 437.
*This example has no letter at the beginning, which was the way Fuji Gen made their models.
If you see no serial number on your Orville, the sticker was likely removed.
1989-1998 '57 & '59 Les Paul Reissues and the '61 SG Reissue S/N Type 4 FY MPPP G3 07415 Made by Terada factory in July of 1993, production # 415.
Yamano Gakki decided to go with a different name for this expanded line of guitars, that were designed in the exact form of the most valuable and sought-after classic Gibson guitars.