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Old 09-30-10, 07:41 PM
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Not sure where I found it originally, but as alluded above the serial number decoding scheme is simple assuming Miyata built or at least the same encoding. Initial letter denotes the year, I is 1980, J is 1981, etc. O would be 1986, if I can still count this late in the evening.
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