Dating fernandes guitars by headstock shape logo
These vintage copies were commonly known as the “Revival” series.
This name was given because they were essentially reviving the old classic Fenders. These alphabets stand for Fernandes Sound and Research Group.
Dating a Burny or Fernandes can be loosely done by looking at the truss rod cover.
The Gibson bell-shaped covers are found on 1970’s to early 1980’s models.
An estimate timeline of their birth would be early 80s and before.
The bigger number means the better the guitar in terms of sound and finishing qualities.Some go as far as claiming that these copies matches neck to neck with a vintage Les Paul - which cost around US,000.The Different Burny Series Burny models that with RLG-XX.The brand Burny was birth later by Fernandes as the division that made Gibson replicas.To date, both Fernandes and Burny are still making guitars just like their Tokai counterparts.