Ginger Username: Beedeepotter Registered: 4-2007 Posted on Monday, April 09, 2007 - 6:59 am: That is the other question that hasn't been answered to my satisfaction yet. Just a link does not help the cause. Both the fingerboard and bridge consist of rosewood. Primarily released for the Japanese market, although it has the Bensalem Penn. That is the other issue I forgot to bring up in the last email.
I became quite fanatic after buying my minty 2355m from 1976. The listing is posted at: - Pete Username: Peterdryan Registered: 6-2007 Posted on Sunday, July 01, 2007 - 12:31 pm: Interesting. Username: Chazmo Registered: 3-2007 Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2007 - 8:11 am: I'm guessing that's March of 1994 from Cort. What models where top of the line? You would love its flawless craftsmanship. The first thing that would grab your attention is smooth, glossy finish in black color. These include a strap, guitar picks, tuner and everything required to start your play.
That seems to make the most sense. Think I should tell Jerry to get rid of the 565R category that my pics are in at the registry? It has a rosewood fingerboard and a rosewood bridge and bone saddle. If you can find one of these, I say grab it, because from what I've seen, they are almost as rare as hen's teeth. Many American Masters will either have a paper serial sticker or nothing. Ibanez Prestige The Prestige guitars are Ibanez's top of the line models that are built in Japan. It offers a very convenient learning experience. This one has a good outlook, and the finish in black color looks fantastic.
Wish I could edit my posts! If anyone can help me out with any information on this guitar that would be great! In most cases the country of origin is provided in the same location as the serial number. Thanks for the amazing info Marc! It has white and black multi rosette. It also has a distinctive scratch plate which may be a clue to its origin. I believe that a leading zero can also be found in place of the month letter, although I don't know what that means early production, maybe, or possibly 12-string? They would represent the year. During this period, three different companies were produced. There were problems with the web hosting company yesterday.
Ginger Username: Jchester Registered: 5-2006 Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - 12:14 am: Ginger. It's a great playing and sounding guitar, I get compliments on the sound of it, everywhere I play. For instance, if you are in the beginning phase, you should opt for a simple, handy and cheap price guitar with solid structure. Isn't the point here to help Ibanez guitar lovers and collectors to learn about their equipment? Buy this guitar to enjoy the rich sound, sharp tone and easy functionality at a very economical price. We are not here to make you more popular. Is that a correct assumption? The easy affordability makes it a great choice. Look forward to the pics.
On the contrary: the fact that the production of solid body Ibanez Artist guitars shifted to 1987, while hollow-body and semi-hollow Artist guitars became Artstar labels with H serial numbers, shows that the original production before 1987 came all from the FujiGen Gakki factory, which was experiencing capacity problems during that time period caused by their commitment to produce guitars for Fender Japan. For the frequent travelers and young players, it is better to pick a small scale guitar as it is easy to carry. The first 2 digits represent the latest digits of the year. Is it right to say it is a Hoshino 1988? I have a rga321 and that one is similar to this only it is a rga body. All have fine grain Spruce tops. It has a very pleasing tone and loud and rich sound. In the 1970s, Hoshino Gakki and Kanda Shokai shared some guitar designs, and so some Ibanez and have the same features.
Besides, it features easy playability and effortless functioning in addition to fast action. In 2003 the production of these Artstar models was discontinued. Username: Peterdryan Registered: 6-2007 Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 - 10:38 pm: Captain - I have a general question on serial numbers, please. Based in , , Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe, as well as the first brand of guitars to mass-produce the and. In this time and economy where ever you are bang for your buck is important. Basically, I'm wondering how high tier my new guitar is.
Maybe I'll be more fortunate. Go for a durable structure if you are a newbie. Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars. The example number looks like there would only be valid numbers from E0 1990 thru E9 1999. The factory and location in China is unclear here. Username: Johns Registered: 02-2001 Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2006 - 6:58 pm: Dbraman: When it comes to serial numbers, context is everything.
If not, there might be something stamped on the neck heel, or neck pocket. There is a certain system for the model numbers, but it suffers from all kinds of exceptions. Ginger Username: Gemberbier Registered: 5-2006 Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2007 - 9:20 am: Yeah, acoustic electric with a wannabe Fishman preamp. It's unclear which supplier or factory manufactured these models. As for acoustics here goes: All of my info relates to pre 1980 as that was about the only good ones they really made.
All have Rosewood fretboards except the 699 whihc is Rock Maple. Some other specifications are 6 strings, chrome tuners, and tortoiseshell pickguard. Some sources say the practice started in September 1975, but serial numbers indicating production as early as October 1974 have been spotted. Hoshino settled out of court in early 1978 and the case was officially closed on February 2, 1978. Now the first digit is normally the last digit of the year. Last but not the least; it comes with a one year warranty.