Dating ibanez bass

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The first RG released was the RG550 in 1987 as part of the Roadstar series, and has since become their most distinctive line.An Ibanez serial number can tell you two things, year of manufacture and factory [or country] of manufacture.There is no master list to correlate to a model number, these are consecutive serialized numbers only.the next four numbers are the production number that month (they only produced 9999 pieces each month)..(example) .. the next five numbers are the production number of the piece for the year ..(example) ..