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Notbillcosby (Notbillcosby)
Posted on Thursday, January 08, 2004 - 6:23 pm:   

So I recently picked up this wicked Jazzmaster copy from ebay, and it has no name on it. I've had a bunch of Jazzmster junkies tell me it's an Ibanez, and they told me to post some pictures here to get some other opinions/information. So, here you go:

Harry (Harry)
Posted on Friday, January 09, 2004 - 2:10 am:   

Hi Notbillcosby

I think your Jazzmaster is an Ibanez. Every detail points in that direction. During a certain period in the early 70's Hoshino (the factory where -amongst other brands- Ibanez was made) produced a couple of badges without any logo on the headstock. I myself own a 1970/1972 Dan Armstrong copy, clearly Ibanez, but without a headstock logo.
Your guitar was built between 1970 and 1972.
Wanna sell???
Kind greetings,
L6sguy (L6sguy)
Posted on Friday, January 09, 2004 - 4:55 pm:   

Ibanez also, for some reason, was fond of putting metal truss-covers on their Fender copies. check out http://www.ibanez-vintage-page.de/ i think in the "special" section at the bottom.
L6sguy (L6sguy)
Posted on Friday, January 09, 2004 - 4:57 pm:   

sorry Harry -- i didnt note that it was you posting above me. yeah -- check with Harry :V)

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