Brian West

 

1985 to present “I started making guitars labelled “WEST” around 1985 and used that until 2006 since then they’ve been “BRIANWEST”
All guitars are built at my repair shop “FRETCO GUITAR REPAIRS”,  Adelaide – South AustraliaDating Brian West guitars
Serial numbers are usually on the back of the headstock & stamped inside the control cavity.
from 1985 – 1995  YY00## eg. 910006  (#6 1991)
From 1996 to present MMYY00  eg. 110801 (#1, November 2008).” [Source: Brian West, email 8/8/2008 ]