A Universe plate would denote a production year of 91 and the th Universe built. Plate numbers usually follow the pattern of the first 2 digits denoting year of production followed by a 4 digit number that denotes consecutive production for that model for that year, or consecutive production number for that particular model from the models inception. Ibanez R series, also known as the Radius series, are famous for having lightweight aerofoil-profiled basswood bodies. Posted on Wednesday, June 13, - 9: Hoshino settled out of court in early and the case was officially closed on February 2,
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Posted on Sunday, April 01, - 3: Posted on Thursday, August 04, - 2: Guitars with the blank numbered cast plate will bear a headstock serial sticker denoting the Fujigen production of the parts. The late s and early s were an important period for the Ibanez brand. Posted on Monday, August 08, - 1: Z will be the year This resulted in the so-called lawsuit period.