The company has produced its own guitar designs ever since.
The late s and early s were an important period for the Ibanez brand.
The Fender Book This book features striking color photography and a reference section of model specs for identifying and dating Fenders made in the U. Fender Amps: First 50 Years Chronicles Fender's amazing contribution to the amplifier, providing a complete overview of its history and operation.
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Statements consisting only of original research may be removed. modern era of Ibanez guitars began in  and the late s and s Ibanez catalogues  show guitars with some wild looking designs .
In the s Japanese guitar makers started to mainly invent American guitar designs and Ibanez ibanez dating copies of Gibson, Fender ibznez Rickenbacker models started to appear.
Hoshino Gakki also had semi acoustic, nylon and steel stringed acoustic guitars manufactured under the Ibanez name.
In 1967 (as described previously), the Tele was rewired to remove its bass boost circuit and allow two-pickup operation, and, the following year, a new variant, the Thinline, was launched.[MZ1XXXXX] = 2001, [MN4XXXXX] = 1994 Also see this page for Mexican serials For any fender, if you want the exact year you will need to check the date stamped on the butt end of the neck.To do that you will need to remove the neck from the guitar or at least loosen it enough so the date can be seen.Fender US Malmsteen necks have a more detailed, hand-finished look to them, with each scallop rounded out individually from fret wire to fret wire; no flat ledges.The same applies to factory-scalloped Fender Japan ST71 and ST72 “SC” (for ‘scalloped’) models, which did not carry Yngwie’s name or signature, but were unmistakably intended as cheaper avenues into the Malmsteen realm.The Story of the Fender Strat® Traces the evolution of the Stratocaster from its beginning to worldwide acclaim 40 years later.