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I would like to buy a 2nd hand Ibanez JEM7V. I have found one, but I am not sure if it is real or fake. Now after reading countless of tips, I still am not sure if it's the real deal simply because it seems that the fake guitars seem to get better copied by the minute. Anyone knows what I should look out for to spot the real deal vs a recent fake one? I have looked up and broken the serial number down and it seems legit. However, would fake Ibanez guitars still make fake serial numbers which look real?

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closed as unclear what you're asking by NReilingh Jul 5 '14 at 2:33

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Similar to… – Tim Jul 4 '14 at 16:03
You seem to be worried that this guitar is counterfeit simply because counterfeit guitars are hard to spot. Do you have any reason to believe the guitar in question is a fake? – NReilingh Jul 5 '14 at 2:37
The only reason I believe it might be fake is that there is no case for it he sais. – Valentin Grégoire Jul 5 '14 at 8:40

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