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If you wanted a total history of Ibanez you´d have go back to 1908 when a company named Hoshino began as a sheet music store and later music products distributor in Nagoya Japan.

If you wanted a little less completeness than that you´d go back about forty-five when Hoshino began distributing a Spanish guitar named Ibanez. Or perhaps you´d simply go to the Mid 60´s when Hoshino, who by that time had purchased the rights to the Ibanez name, began shipping incredibly funky looking guitars to the United States, many of which were actually sold in department stores.

But for most of us, Ibanez pretty much begins almost 30 years ago, when Hoshino opened an office near Philadelphia, PA for more efficiently distributing Ibanez guitars to the United States. Most of those guitars were Ibanez´ famous high quality (but very inexpensive) copies of just about everything–you name it, we probably made a version of it. At that time many American instruments were going through an unfortunate period of increasing prices with decreasing quality, and these copies hit a ready market.

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IBANEZ YORK MODEL 646 12 STRING GUITAR

CAN ANYONE TELL HOW MUCH THESE GUITARS GO FOR IT'S AN ACOSTIC 12 STRING IBANEZ

Re: IBANEZ YORK MODEL 646 12 STRING GUITAR

not sure how much, i'm curious too.
one on ebay for about $150.

Re: IBANEZ YORK MODEL 646 12 STRING GUITAR

: CAN ANYONE TELL HOW MUCH THESE GUITARS GO FOR IT'S AN ACOSTIC 12 STRING IBANEZ 100

THE WORLDS BEST GUITAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi,
can anyone tell me which guitar is the best?

Jem
JPM
or RG???

I like them all but i think the sound is too flat.a gibson sounds much thicker.So which ibanez has such a fat sound?????

please mail me

Re: THE WORLDS BEST GUITAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

: Hi,
: can anyone tell me which guitar is the best?

: Jem
: JPM
: or RG???

: I like them all but i think the sound is too flat.a gibson sounds much thicker.So which ibanez has such a fat sound?????

: please mail me

The S SERIES has a thick mahagony sound like a Les Paul, due to the sculpted mahagony body. I play an S470

THE WORLDS BEST GUITAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi,
can anyone tell me which guitar is the best?

Jem
JPM
or RG???

I like them all but i think the sound is too flat.a gibson sounds much thicker.So which ibanez has such a fat sound?????

please mail me

THE WORLDS BEST GUITAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi,
can anyone tell me which guitar is the best?

Jem
JPM
or RG???

I like them all but i think the sound is too flat.a gibson sounds much thicker.So which ibanez has such a fat sound?????

please mail me

Re: THE WORLDS BEST GUITAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

: Hi,
: can anyone tell me which guitar is the best?

: Jem,m
: JPM
: or RG???

: I like them all but i think the sound is too flat.a gibson sounds much thicker.So which ibanez has such a fat sound?????

: please mail me
the best guitar mate is probably the JPM, cause it gives off the brighter soundn and i just like the feel.

is there an ex series guitar without a bolt-on neck and string through body?

I saw an Ibanez guitar it was burgundy red with cream trim,no bolt on and string through body,strat shape.It kind
looked like an ex series,it was in a pawnshop,when i got the money a few days later it was gone.Does anybody know
anything about this guitar?Please email me.Thanx

Re: is there an ex series guitar without a bolt-on neck and string through body?

: I saw an Ibanez guitar it was burgundy red with cream trim,no bolt on and string through body,strat shape.It kind
: looked like an ex series,it was in a pawnshop,when i got the money a few days later it was gone.Does anybody know
: anything about this guitar?Please email me.Thanx

ex non bolt on and string through

you did see an ibanez but it wasnt an ex series,remember ex is a guitar designed essentially as a cheepo beginers shot if seen hundreds and own two of them but there aint no kind ur lookin for although if ur lookin for somethin without the bolts and a floyd,theres a nice jackson kicking around.see ya.

Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

I was given an I banez M340 acoustic guitar as a present by my parents in 1981. I loved her, I wrote my first published songs and my first recorded songs on her. She performed with me...She was stolen from me in 1983 and I miss her. The model has a spruce top, curly maple back/sides, hard rock maple neck/fretboard, abalone inlays and gold appointments. If you know of one for sale, please contact me at my e-mail address. Must be in good-excellent shape. God bless, John

Ibanez m340

Email me of you want one. Mine is for sale.

ibaniz m340

I have one for sale bought it new. YOU ARE THE FIRST PERSON I HAVE OFFERED IT TO.

Re: Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

John,

I just saw a beaut (10/24/2001) in a local pawnshop - just out of pawn. I call in every couple of weeks. I'm an electric/electronic musician but I was tempted (but then I thought of my wife's karate black belt).

One small scrape through the top finish just below the scratch plate about 1 inch by 1/2 inch. The rest is almost mint (back, sides and front) and she has a gorgeous, bright tone. Comes with a fairly good condition hard case (some wear on the headstock end).

Serial is B 81 2408 (Feb 1981 according to my research - same year as your original)

If you're interested, it's in Hawaiian Gardens, California (562) 860-6567 - Alicia's Pawn Shop. Ask for Dora; the owner; she'd have to decide about shipping, etc.

Regards,
David Straker

Re: Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

I have one,Bought early 80's.. Hardly every used.. Does have a small dimple in front from a Bic lighter being dropped on it but perfect otherwise. Wish I had a picture of it but I don't have a camera to take one

Re: Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

: I was given an I banez M340 acoustic guitar as a present by my parents in 1981. I loved her, I wrote my first published songs and my first recorded songs on her. She performed with me...She was stolen from me in 1983 and I miss her. The model has a spruce top, curly maple back/sides, hard rock maple neck/fretboard, abalone inlays and gold appointments. If you know of one for sale, please contact me at my e-mail address. Must be in good-excellent shape. God bless, John

Re: Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

: : I was given an I banez M340 acoustic guitar as a present by my parents in 1981. I loved her, I wrote my first published songs and my first recorded songs on her. She performed with me...She was stolen from me in 1983 and I miss her. The model has a spruce top, curly maple back/sides, hard rock maple neck/fretboard, abalone inlays and gold appointments. If you know of one for sale, please contact me at my e-mail address. Must be in good-excellent shape. God bless, John

Re: Ibanez M340 acoustic guitar...stolen from me and I need her!

If you haven't found one yet I have one that you can have for about $400. In perfect condition. Please e-mail me back if interested. Thanks, Forrest

Ibanez Lone Star Series model LS510BK

Looking to find out value and year.

Ibanez Acoustic Guitar

I would like any information as to the value for insurance purposes for an Ibanez Acoustic Guitar that has a mahogany body with a blond front that was made somewhere between 1965 to 1970. It has no model number or serial number.

Wanted: Ibanez AM255 or AM205

Looking for Ibanez AM255 or AM205 guitars. Will pay top dollar! Please e-mail me with a photo and how much you want for the guitar.

Thank You

e

Re: Wanted: Ibanez AM255 or AM205

If your still looking for an AM205 Let me know i'll e mail you some photos.

: Thank You

: e

Re: Wanted: Ibanez AM255 or AM205 - BUY ON EBAY

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1436731938&r=0&t=0&showTutorial=0&ed=992697472&indexURL=0&rd=1

Ibanez Lonestar Model

Am interested in a Lonestar Series acoustic guitar, and am wondering about the real value of this model on todays market.

Re: Ibanez Lonestar Model

: Am interested in a Lonestar Series acoustic guitar, and am wondering about the real value of this model on todays market.

: I have a black Lonestar LS-510BK in great shape. Plays great. Not sure how much it is worth. Willing to sell.

Re: Ibanez Lonestar Model

: Am interested in a Lonestar Series acoustic guitar, and am wondering about the real value of this model on todays market. I have a LE 450 semi-acoustic quitar (860900361)

Re: Ibanez Lonestar Model

Hello I've got a Lonestar LE420 (88050871), and I don't imagine how much does it custs, or how rare is this guitar. Can you tell me about it?

Re: Ibanez Lonestar Model

: Hello I've got a Lonestar LE420 (88050871), and I don't imagine how much does it custs, or how rare is this guitar. Can you tell me about it?

Very rare and seldom
Approx $ 850

Re: Ibanez Lonestar Model

: : Hello I've got a Lonestar LE420 (88050871), and I don't imagine how much does it custs, or how rare is this guitar. Can you tell me about it?

:
: Very rare and seldom
: Approx $ 850

Really? Are you an expert in these guitars? Why are they so rare? I might be able to get one, you see...

Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

I need some information about my Ibanez. Apparently it is a custom made limited edition. Only on the back it says "540S" and on the neck at the 21st. fret it says "custom made". I don't know if it is a SG or RG, but the color is purple, and it has 2HB's (on the neck and the bridge) and a single coile in the middle. Can anybody help me out here, or can anybody give me an addres where I can have this authenticated?

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

this might help

http://www.jemsite.com/usa/usa.htm

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

I have a black S540LTD myself that I bought in late 1990. Mine has the IBZ USA pickups and the plate on the back has the Bensalem, PA, USA Address. I too have been looking for info on it. So far I have learned that if you have the "custom made" on the neck like mine that it is an Ibanez USA Custom Shop guitar. The parts are made in Japan but it is assembled here. The Custom Shop version listed for $1599 when new. I bought mine used for a 1/4 of that. I have had trouble verifying mine because the serial number on the back is blank. Even the guy I talked to at Ibanez found that to be weird and couldn't tell me why. I have seen these guitars on ebay go for 800-1000. That is about all I know except that I have never seen one in purple, only black and blue.

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

i just got this ibanez "Custom made" I dont know what it is worth or any thing. it has 1hb and 2 single coil pickups.It seem s nice but I cant find any info on it and dumb ibanez just says to go to a shop and see them.on the humbucker it says ibzusaf2 and the singles say ibzusac2 I think.
please help me.

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

WHAT YOU HAVE IS A S540LTD . IT LISTED AT $1399.00 WHEN IT CAME OUT AROUND 1990 OR 91 . REAL NICE GUITAR !!! BUT YOU MIGHT WANT TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE PICK UP A DUNCAN OR EMG TO GET A BETTER SOUND. THIS GUITAR IS MADE TO SHRED.

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

I have an s540ltd in black and I was just trying to figure out what it may be worth these days (respectavely - guitar is in very good condition, all stock with no dings or scratches). I'm also inquiring to see if anyone has some ideas on what I could do to get more of a blues sound from "her"??? Thanks

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

: Tengo una Ibanez s540 LTD CUSTOM MADE quiero saber mas o menos en cuanto esta avaluado hoy en dia, y algo muy importante , las piezas del floyd se estan oxidando necesito saber con que material las puedo recubrir.
Gracias por su pronta respuesta.

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

WHAT YOU HAVE IS AS540LTD . IT LISTED AT $1399.00 WHEN IT CAME OUT AROUND 1990 OR 91 . REAL NICE GUITAR !!! BUT YOU MIGHT WANT TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE PICK UP A DUNCAN OR EMG TO GET A BETTER SOUND. THIS GUITAR IS MADE TO SHED.

Re: Ibanez Limited Edition - Custom Made

Hi, I have a Ibanez S series too. But I don't know the model. There is nothing saying the model. In the 21st on neck says custom made, and behind says it was made in California, USA, but all the other parts like, the bridge (Pro-edge), was made in Japan. And there is a serial number only behind the guitar's hand and in the metal board, the place of the serial number is blank. Can you tell me the model? How many guitars were made approximately? When those guitars were made? And how many dollars can cust that guitar? Thankx. Sorry about my english. I'm waiting answer.
Augusto-Brasil

wanted! Ibanez M-340

If you've got this guitar, I want it! I've been playing one for nine years and I swear by them. The guitar is a blonde maple dreadnought guitar with abelone inlays and insignia. Great bright tone, wide frets. If anyone has information about an M-340 drop me a line. Thanks!

Re: wanted! Ibanez M-340

: If you've got this guitar, I want it! I've been playing one for nine years and I swear by them. The guitar is a blonde maple dreadnought guitar with abelone inlays and insignia. Great bright tone, wide frets. If anyone has information about an M-340 drop me a line. Thanks!
Hi,I have a rare in great condition and original hardshell case Ibanez m-340 Blonde acoustic that predates 1975 my phone # is (660)882-3092 I live in Boonville Mo.

Re: wanted! Ibanez M-340

i have one if ur still interested

Re: wanted! Ibanez M-340

Well, I own this guitar. So contact me, if you are interested!

: If you've got this guitar, I want it! I've been playing one for nine years and I swear by them. The guitar is a blonde maple dreadnought guitar with abelone inlays and insignia. Great bright tone, wide frets. If anyone has information about an M-340 drop me a line. Thanks!

Re: wanted! Ibanez M-340

i have a dark natural finish m 340. make me an offer.
clayton

Re: wanted! Ibanez M-340

Hello, my name is thomas and i come from france, i've got an Ibanez M340 of the 70's, she's perfect, no problem...
If u want to ask me something...mail me.

Thanks
Thomas from Metz (north east of france)

guitars

I need some information about the Ibanez EX 350. When it was made and how much they are worth. Where can i buy or sell them.

Re: guitars

: I need some information about the Ibanez EX 350. When it was made and how much they are worth. Where can i buy or sell them.

Re: guitars

I need it too. At least his original price. I know that is Alder-body, Maple 1pc-Neck, Rosewood-finger board, inlay triangle, TRS low profile bridge, Hardware black, and 2humb and 1 single pickups. The finishes were BK, BRM, DY, LB, WH. The good model I think it is the model with EX bigger than ibanez and with two colors (body and pickguard).

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Ibanez CT Series $string bass

Hi,

Does anybody have any info about Ibanez CT Series (4 strings, 3 pickups)?
Is it a real one? When was it produced and discontinued?
What is the current equivalent to the CT series.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

Alex

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