Dating ibanez serial number

The second (tens) digit identifies the quality class (as described above for the hundreds digit in the typical naming system).The final digit identifying the pickup/ pickguard configuration (as described above for the tens digit.Not guitars I deal with so details I don't particularly concern myself with I noticed this right away on my RFR.My original guess was that the headstock and the neck joint plate number were supposed to be the same, but someone dumped the bag o' heel joint plates all over the factory floor and got them out of order.Starting in 2014 a new naming convention was added for certain models in the Prestige line.

Sometimes, for instance in catalogs, the abbreviation defining the model finish is included to the model number, so you would get RG3520Z HBK or even RG3520ZHBK (without the space).

These models are identified by a prefix on the model number exclusive to each retailer.

Some of these retailer codes are: Note that some models may have more than one of these series code suffixes (e.g. For the Iron Label series introduced in 2013, models are given a two character identifier after the series code and before the number.

Common suffixes include: DX (deluxe), E (EMG pickups), FM (flamed maple top), QM (quilted maple top) and Z (Edge Zero tremolo equipped).

A comprehensive list of such suffixes can be found here.

The first one to three letters of a model name generally indicates the series to which that model belongs.

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Ibanez serial numbers are unique identifiers placed on instruments sold under the Ibanez brand. Ibanez guitars have used serial numbers since the mid 1970s. Some sources say the practice started in September 1975, but serial numbers indicating production as early as October 1974 have been spotted. The serial. 
20-Oct-2018 00:37
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Some cool info from the Ibanez Collectors site Japanese built guitars 1997 to Now F=Fujigen factory, 2nd & 3rd digit=year madeeg 04=2004 next. 
20-Oct-2018 00:42
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ShowSerial numbers. Ibanez Serial Numbers non Acoustic. Japanese Ibanez Serial Numbers. 1997 and after CE logo designation. F = FujiGen; YYXXXXX format; YY = year 98=1998; XXXXX = production number. 1987-1997. F = FujiGen; H = Terada; I = Ida Gakki Iida; YXXXXX format. 
20-Oct-2018 00:46
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The Guitardater Project cannot verify the authenticity of ANY Guitar, this site is simply meant as a tool to satisfy the curiosity of guitar enthusiasts. This website possesses NO DATABASE of guitars made by manufactures, instead simple serial code patterns that are available on this site and in the wider guitar community are. 
20-Oct-2018 00:49
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Aug 1, 2009. I posted that I am interested in purchasing a used s520ex, I thought it was the newest version but I was told the guy bought it about 3 years ago and it is infact that glossy black and not the flat black version. I got a serial number from him, so I just want to know where I can look it up and find the exact details of. 
20-Oct-2018 00:54
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Well gang here it is the ultimate list on serial numbers from today to yesterday. Now I know there are a few yawning out there but think of those who do not know how to read them. I hope this list will be a useful one to all at ICW. OK it goes like this.starting with Japanese built guitars 1997 to Now F=Fujigen. 
20-Oct-2018 00:59
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Guitars built in Japan between these years will have a serial number beginning with F followed by 6 numbers. F is the production factory which stands for Fujigen. The first digit will be the last digit of the year, ie. F8***** is a guitars made in Fujigen in 1988. 
20-Oct-2018 01:03
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Int dating yamaha acoustic and most important japanese manufacturer. Official website with 7 digit serial numbers and ibanez serial number. Notable being epiphone and basses, aria, strings, anecdotes, mandolins. Does any history page called ibanez guitars what i just want to 99999 are other brands of la patrie. 
20-Oct-2018 01:07
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