1966 Guyatone EB-7

Here's another Guyatone that went through the shop. I'm a huge fan of Guyatone and have owned hundreds, maybe thousands over the years. For me, Guy...

1960's Burns AG hollowbody

No, not THAT Burns ..... Burns of Tokyo. I've written about Burns of Tokyo before and I've had a few through my place over the years despite them ...

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...

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...

1965/66 Pleasant SEL-220 hotrod

I call these projects "hotrods" and it's a way for me to use up perfectly good vintage bodies and necks I have used for parts over the years to res...