This has just arrived, I might have to take the rest of the day off so we can have some time alone ... I know, I've put it in the wrong forum its almost certainly newer than 1997 probably early 2000's. I've sent an email to merlinbike.com asking for a year of manufacture.
1994 Kona Hahana,
1996 Kona Muni Mula (stolen by a thieving vagabond), 2004 Merlin XLM,
2004 Merlin Fat Ti, 2006 Dekerf Solitaire, 2007 Kona King Kikapu,
2007 Kona Zing Deluxe, 2010 kona Paddy Wagon, 2014 Turner Burner
2015 Chickens Frame Emporium "Fat Bastard"