This resulted in the so-called Ibanez lawsuit period.
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and Fuji Gen Gakki guitar factories to manufacture Ibanez guitars, and after the Teisco guitar factory (Teisco String Instrument, Company) once closed down in 1969/1970, Hoshino Gakki used the Fuji Gen Gakki guitar factory to make most Ibanez guitars.
In the 1960s Japanese guitar makers started to mainly copy American guitar designs and Ibanez branded copies of Gibson, Fender and Rickenbacker models started to appear.
Whether you inherited your instrument or bought it at a swap meet, you're probably curious about its provenance.
Most gear has a serial number, either printed on a label inside it or stamped into the headstock or neck plate.