Late 60's Firstman Barons

I've written plenty about several brands that came from the Teisco-Gen-Gakki factory in the late 60's including Firstman, Idol, Excetro and Honey, ...

Suzuki Mosrite inspired guitar from the late 60's. Part 2.

As discussed in PART 1 of this story this particular guitar was built in at least one other form by an as yet unknown Japanese guitar factory in th...

Guyatone LG-127T but, different again. Part 1.

While a lot of guitar nerds obsess about the shape of a rout in a vintage Strat body or whether the screws in their vintage Gibson are original I h...

Early 60's Guyatone LG55

The Guyatone LG55, 55W and 65T appeared in the Guyatone catalogue in 1960. They were a budget series of nicely designed and manufactured guitars al...

Mid 60's Teisco MJ2L

I know, you're saying how much can you write about Teisco? Well, a lot more it seems. I know I've covered A LOT of Teisco models in this blog but t...

1965 Victor Hawaiian guitar pickup repair

I've written about Victor/NIVICO a few times before and people who follow me know how much I love this short lived Japanese brand. I own and have o...