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Username: Sunneecynnee

Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Saturday, April 02, 2005 - 3:47 pm:   

I have been searching online and locally for some info on my 12 string. It's an Ibanez York bought in 1975. I have played it maybe 10 times since I have had it, kept in a hardshell case and it's still in brand new condition. The model# is 646. What I can see of the serial# (which is etched on the inside up by the neck) reads 75__715

The blank is half a number, could be a 3,5 or an 8. I am trying to get a value on it, one of the guitar dealers here in town told me is a high quality instrument, made with solid mahogany looks to be on the high end. Can you help me?
Username: Johns

Registered: 02-2001
Posted on Saturday, April 02, 2005 - 6:43 pm:   


Here's a scan of the 1975 catalog that shows the model 646:

Here's the only specs I could find and list price (not sure what year the price is from):
#646 D size,12 string, fine grain Spruce top, Rosewood back and sides US$199.00.

The spruce top is most likely laminated, not solid.

As far as current pricing, here's a summary of ebay auctions, as of 12/04:

Mod No.Desc.Avg. Cond.SalesHiLowAvg.Avg. 4/04Avg. 12/04
646-1212 string9.16507145332-298

Hope this helps.
Username: Sunneecynnee

Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Sunday, April 03, 2005 - 12:25 pm:   

Thank you so much! I do appreciate the information and the time you took to gather this info for me!

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