The remaining digits = number of individual instrument, probably.The roots of Ibanez guitars go all the way back to Nagoya, Japan, to a company named Hoshino, which was founded in 1908 as a sheet-music store and later broadened its line to include other music products.From 1968 to 1972 Pete Townshend used as his guitar of choice the cherry red Gibson SG Special.
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Let’s face it Jenny Schecter was the woman we all loved to hate. At first I had a soft spot for Jenny Schecter – young, naive, and confused about her sexuality.
However, in later seasons, she was downright annoying to watch on screen and in the final two seasons; she was a train wreck waiting to happen.
Photographs taken by Robert Ellis at the Odeon Theatre in Newcastle on 6th November, 1973, the second of three nights in Newcastle during the Fallout Shelter Tour, show Pete Townshend prior to going on stage holding the guitar in this Lot [see photograph above] and photographs from the same night show Townshend on stage with the guitar [see front cover photograph].
The Gibson SG is the model of guitar with which Townshend is most associated.
The imitations earned a reputation for low prices and relatively high quality, but Ibanez’s strategy ultimately resulted in a lawsuit brought by the parent company of Gibson in 1977.
After settling the lawsuit, Ibanez began focusing more on its own models and partnerships with leading guitarists, especially as the 1980s heralded a focused attention on guitar solos and virtuosity.
The Gretsch-GEAR database exists to get it right: to document the actual serial numbers, to determine once and for all what was built and when, and to harness the collective knowledge of thousands of Gretsch fans to put the pieces together.