Ibanez RG550 serial identification help - Jemsite
Other Ibanez Guitars (including Premiums) Discussion about other Ibanez 6-string Guitars (including Premiums) not covered in the above topics.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Foothill Ranch
Posts: 2
Ibanez RG550 serial identification help

Considering picking up my 2nd rg550 today. The guy claims its an '87 in his post, then emails me he is not sure the year. It's a good price so im considering checking it out. He provided me with the serial number P918449. Any idea what this serial could mean? Trying to identify if its a fake or not and any help would be greatly appreciated.
soria524 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 07:35 PM
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 171
Re: Ibanez RG550 serial identification help

The P should or may be an F and the first 9 means 1989.

http://www.guitardaterproject.org/ibanez.aspx
chopstix21 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Foothill Ranch
Posts: 2
Re: Ibanez RG550 serial identification help

I was under the impression that all 550's were made in Japan. After some research I found that P could stand for the Peerless factory in Pusan, Korea. I tried googling it and only came up with Busan? Were any early rg's made in korea?
soria524 is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-01-2013, 07:54 PM
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 2,510
Re: Ibanez RG550 serial identification help

None of the 550's were made in Korea
Swirltop is offline  
Reply

Tags
rg550 serial p

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help with body identification! UV7 RG550? aznricey JEM and Universe Guitars 20 01-01-2011 01:56 PM
Why does my RG550 not have a serial #? Agramal Other Ibanez Guitars (including Premiums) 22 07-12-2010 07:33 AM
Wow another... RG550 identification plz Devon8822 Other Ibanez Guitars (including Premiums) 4 07-09-2007 02:47 PM
Please help date my RG550 (no serial #!) bikeman Other Ibanez Guitars (including Premiums) 8 05-13-2006 02:46 PM
JEM 77FP Serial Identification - Trying to find out what yea Atx88 JEM and Universe Guitars 1 09-22-2001 08:22 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome