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Tokai Gakki Co., Ltd., often referred as Tokai Guitars Company Ltd., is a Japanese guitar manufacturer founded in 1947 and situated in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka perfecture. Tokai Guitars produces acoustic guitars, electric guitars, electric basses, autoharps, and melodicas. Tokai have built a lot of Gibson and Fender replica models over the years such as the "Love Rock Model" and "Les Paul Reborn" Les Paul replicas and the "Springy Sound" Stratocaster replicas and the "BreezySound" Telecaster replicas. Tokai have also made a lot of Gibson and Martin Acoustic model replicas. In 1965 Tokai started making classical guitars and in 1968 started making the Hummingbird electric guitar models and in 1970 started making the Hummingbird Acoustic models. Brian May from Queen uses a Tokai Hummingbird Acoustic on some recordings. In 1972 Tokai went into a joint venture with C.F._Martin_&_Company to supply Acoustic guitar parts and also build Martin's solid body Sigma guitars. In 1973 Tokai started making the "Cat's Eyes" Martin Acoustic replicas. In 1983 Tokai started making a metal body guitar called the Talbo which the band Devo played at one time. The Tokai "Les Paul Reborn" Les Paul replicas started around 1976 and around 1978 Tokai changed the name from "Les Paul Reborn" to "Love Rock Model". Tokai also made Fender replicas starting in 1977 and Stevie Ray Vaughan played a "Tokai Springy Sound" Stratocaster replica at one time. Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top and Robert Fripp have also played Tokai guitars. Tokai have their own instrument making factory and have built guitars for lots of well known brands (OEM).
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    LP-style Love Rock LS98F Made in Japan

    The Tokai "Les Paul Reborn" Les Paul replicas started around 1976 and around 1978. Well, It was a starting time of "lawsuit" guitars. Tokai made replicas are very good quality. The wooden materials are much better than the original Gibson - Tokai investigated the original 59 Gibson standard and analyzed it closely to produce a fine copy. Now, their 70's LS series are very difficult to find, even for collectors, but lucky form you we have one.
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    Tokai LC98S-SW LOVE ROCK LES PAUL CUSTOM - VINTAGE SNOW WHITE - MADE IN JAPAN

    Stunning Japanese Made "Custom Style" Guitar with PAF Vintage MK2 Pickups and Gotoh Hardware. Tokai's reputation as one of the world's top manufacturers is well established with this tVintage Series guitar.
  • The Tokai SG-88-BB 'Vintage Series' SG-Style Electric Guitar continues the Japanese craftsmanship tradition that brought this style guitar to its heights in the 1980's, and continues to keep Tokai's 'Love Rock' legend alive. This is a superbly built instrument with superior components, hardware, and a deluxe vintage style finish.  
  • The FA-70 provides you the look and feel of a favourite jazz guitar the world over, the Tokai FA-235 from their premium series (and a guitar-which-shall-not-be-named 175), but at the fraction of the price! Loaded with Japanese componentry and a hefty body, this is Katoomba Music's big beautiful baby.
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    The Tokai FV-40 Traditional Series faithfully delivers the look, tone and feel of a classic Flying V guitar, without the big budget price tag. Tokai is very well known for producing highly sought after and collectable guitars. The Traditional Series FV-40 has all of the trademark attention to vintage Flying V detail that Tokai Gakki are so renowned for, and now delivered at a very affordable price.
  • TOKAI LP STYLE ALS-48 COMES IN A HEAVY-DUTY TOKAI GIG BAG COLOURS: ALS-48-CS (Cherry Sunburst) BODY: Flamed Sycamore Laminated Top, Basswood Back NECK: Maple, Set-Neck FINGERBOARD: Rosewood and Basswood BRIDGE: LS-VBC Bridge, LS-VTC Tailpiece PICKUPS: LSC-F x 2 CONTROLS: 2V., 2T., 3way Toggle SW  
  • The Tokai ES-60 Legacy Series faithfully delivers the look, tone and feel of a classic 335 Style guitar, without the big budget price tag. Tokai is very well known for producing highly sought after and collectable guitars. The Legacy Series ES-60 has all of the trademark attention to vintage 335 detail that Tokai Gakki are so renowned for, and now delivered at a very affordable price.  
  • Body: Mahogany Neck: Maple set neck Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: LS-VBC Tailpiece: LS-VTC Pick ups: LSF-F 2x Controls: 2 vol, 2 tone, 3way swColors: CH