1964 Pleasant SEL

Pleasant guitars were another great Japanese brand that shone brightly for a brief period in the early to mid 60's when the pop music boom hit Japa...

1967-69 Honey SG5

Honey were a Japanese manufacturer more well known for amps and effects pedalsĀ and made some awesome fuzz pedals between 1967 and '69, which was th...

1972-74 Greco Les Paul

Everyone knows I'm a fan of Japanese guitars and I've owned and played hundreds, maybe thousands over the years. While I love the weirder and bizar...

1967-68 Guyatone LG-125T

Following up on the Guyatone post from the other day here's another one of my favourites from this, at times, very adventurous manufacturer. The L...

1964 Teisco WG-4L

I've written a bit about Teisco before as, well, I love them. Teisco was one of the biggest Japanese factories making guitars in the "boom time" in...

1967-68 Guyatone LG-150

The story of Guyatone is similar to that of Zen On, in that they were oneĀ of the earliest Japanese "modern" music companies started in 1933. Initia...