New Casino, where made?

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  1. sinner

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    Anyone know the "code" to tell from the serial number on a recent Epiphone Casino where it was made (Japan, China, Korea)?

    I've checked the database but it's not in there yet, just says 2001 but no origin.

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  2. SGNick

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    2001 is usually Korea.
     
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    It is for Casino's I should say. what's the first letter of the serial number (they all start with 1 or 2 letters)?
     
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    The first four are: R10C

    I did hear that Korea is better made than China (still learning?), but not as good as Japan. Do they still make some model Casino's in Japan (like maybe the Elitist)?
     
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    The Elitists are made in Japan, same plant that makes Gretches.

    I never had a problem with my Chinese Casino, it was a great guitar!

    not sure on the codes, some guys at the Epiphone forum have em all memorized! I'd say it's 98% likely to be made in Korea though.
     

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