Dating ibanez bass
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Finally, ifyour Kramer came with a Floyd Rose II, Floyd Rose with no fine tuners, or a Floyd Rose unit that does not require the ball ends of the strings to be cut off, it is an overseas model.
Pre 1987 models Ibanez guitars serial number system is easy if the guitar was made before 1987 you can use the following: The first letter is for the Month. The next two numbers are the Year 76 is1976, 78 would be 1978.
The Nashville facility begins eachday at number 501, and the Montana workshop begins at number 101.
However, in 1994, the Nashville-produced Epiphones were configured as YYNNNNNN: YY = 94 (the year) and NNNNNN is the ranking for the entire year.
Although the "American" Series guitars were made by ESPin Japan, they were assembled in the US.
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The numbers 001-499 show Kalamazoo production, 500-999show Nashville production. During the early 1980s production moved to Korea, and again the serial numbers are not an exact science as a dating mechanism.
In 1993, a structure was developed where the number (or pair of numbers) following the initialletter indicates the year of production (i.e.
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