Now we are looking for a letter and a number above the jack. For example a A0= a January, 1987 manufacture date and C2= March 1989 manufacture date.
I might be able to find it in my files and let you know the differences and original suggested prices. I found this site researching my step dad's guitar.
He passed away a few years back and i bought all of his guitars from his brother.
The Madeira is a fine instrument that will last a lifetime if taken care of.
Very close to the USA Guilds and Gibsons with only the assembly being done in a different country while using identical parts as their American brothers.
Similarly for those seeking a pre CNC machine Paul Reed Smith you want to find one made before 1995.