Dating ibanez serial number
the first letter is the month ( A is Jan., B is Feb, C is March..etc) the next two numbers are the year ..
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1932 to present Founded in Nagoya, Japan by Matsujiro Hoshino as a book and stationery supply, retailing musical instruments from 1909. Son, Yoshitaro became president and instrument export started in 1927.
They imported Salvador Ibanez guitars from Spain and purchased the brand in 1930s.
An Ibanez Tube Screamer is an overdrive/distortion pedal that is mild compared to many, but allows the true sound of the guitar and player's technique to come through.
The most popular use of a tube screamer is to push a tube amp to make it overdrive more, but they sound good through almost anything.