It also has a distinctive scratch plate which may be a clue to its origin. What does it have to do with having ideas? But who really knows this is of course Jim Donahue. This guitar was built in Owari Asahi Japan, by the way, according to the Ibanez signature paper under the soundhole. . As for hardware, you have to choose between tremolo models. Cort Serial Numbers - Cort serial numbers are denoted with a C prefix followed by either 7 or 8 digits. So Chazmo, it looks like your guess is right: 1994, March it is.
Well, as anybody can see, i own 3 talmans. You can do the same with H8 and you find that at least some Terada made Ibanez guitars were numbered according to the system, and there is no hard evidence for the administrative chaos. You see, Fujigen did not make Ibanez-branded guitars exclusively. We will add your guitar's serial to our list. An R for the Rosewood fretboard wood would only be necessary if Maple is another possible option. Month, production number that month, year. That's were the problem starts.
It just gets better and better. Contact me via email click on my username to the left and I can help you find what's needed to fill in the gaps. I have lived with the knowledge that it something special since 1989. The 100 and 200 series guitars are usually produced in low-wage countries with cheaper components. How do you know which Ibanez model it is? S series - single coil version of the V series — favored by a lot of people.
But the tone is so warm and it sings like no other and rings forever, so I'll deal with it! For a great overall resource for Ibanez guitar questions, check out the website. Honestly, I don't think anybody really knows what the numbers mean. If there is a month number in the serial number. What is your connection with or to Ibanez? May be 1995, october, 121st made. The factory and location in China is unclear here.
It's a 4-string with 4 black control knobs, the bottom two being split plastic knobs. Is it right to say it is a Hoshino 1988? That means 99999 was the maximum year capacity. Do some searching on this site as there are many serial number related posts. And another thing: all of the owners of Terada made Ibanez hollow body and semi-hollow body guitars who post here are very enthusiastic about the quality of their guitars. If it rolled to next year, having a month could only cause confusion. Also the first burst with a bullet. I must've misinterpreted the original post, John! The Terada Musical Instrument Co.
Probably because other manufacturers were involved. Please come on to help me to solve a mistery. How to interpret the last 4 digits? You'll get 40 thumbnails which you can magnify. On typical Ibanez serial numbers the first 2 digits will indicate year, or the first digit will indicate the last digit of the year, but there are also some that indicate no year at all. These guitars were produced at the Cort factory in Incheon.
May be subject to change without notice. The radius is the original Joe Satriani guitar, and will be a lot cheaper as well. The information about the Ibanez serial numbers has been obtained on the basis of data from among other Ibanez Ibanez Guitar Wiki. And now I notice that that one has the same number of digits as well - so that's consistent - still curious about exactly what it means. The lads over there really struggle with serial numbers and i thought it would be helpful. We want you, who have a major stake in the outcome, to know why we are taking this action.
Identifying Ibanez guitars in the wild Ok so now you have an idea of what kind of a guitar you want. And I don't think there was and will ever be a market for that quantity of the same relatively expensive guitars caus' we're not talking Strats here. You know anyone to suggest while I'm here thinking about it? Made by Cort Guitars in Incheon or Daejeon. They were not forgeries, as they were never sold with misleading logos or with the intent to deceive. If you can, i was wondering if possible to send me a photocopy of one that you have or a scanned to correct size of one so I can make a new ring. Manufacture China 1999-2006 Letter Z + 6 digits or Letter Z + Letter + 5 digits Example: Z190234 The letter Z stands for produced by Yeou Chern Enterprises Instrument Co.
Lt Commander Roadster please fill in the missing blanks here If you have anything else please put it here so we can keep a uniform thread to be used by all as good reference guide. It's a great playing and sounding guitar, I get compliments on the sound of it, everywhere I play. I think, dangling the bone before someone is sometimes better than tossing the bone. Details like interpreting serial numbers and model names is precisely what someone coming here would be looking for. Then your guitar would be nr 7303 within the whole year production. We have both been pretty busy. They also dropped the fourth knob tone control and went with two volumes and one tone until early production ceased sometime in 1982.