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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-07-2011, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
 
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Could someone help me figure out what year my Jem 7FP was manufactured?

I know that the first 2 digits represent the year of manufacture, but the first 2 digits on this baby has '16'?? Is it 2006 or 1996 or 1986?

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Is there a serial sticker on the back of the head?
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Hi Rich, there is no serial on the back of the head which makes me wonder.
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My plate data is very week on the few years where the plate means nothing. If I had to guess I'd say somewhere 94'-96'ish.
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My plate data is very week on the few years where the plate means nothing. If I had to guess I'd say somewhere 94'-96'ish.
Thanks heaps for the info Rich.
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Re: What year is my Jem7FP

Just a side note--The FP wasn't around in 86 (or any other Jem), the were not made anymore by 2006, so if the 6 represents the year in this case--it 'd be 96, like Rich pointed out (94-96). The plated numbers on Jems can be a bit misleading at times...



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Post pictures of the front of the guitar. It might give more clues.
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Here is a pic of my Jem Flower

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Ops, got the wrong picture. This is the correct pic.
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Hmm, I'm with Rich probably a 94-96.
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What's that writing on the bottom???



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What's that writing on the bottom???
Steve Vai signature??
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Steve Vai signature??
That's what I first thought, but it doesn't look like it.



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It is his signature guys, I got this Jem from a guy in Woollongong a place near Sydney here in aussie. He had this Jem signed by Steve when Steve was running a clinic in Sydney years ago

Boy, I've never seen a Jem7fp in such perfect condition, it was one of my luckiest day when i bought this jem from that bloke in woolloongong.
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