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Tokai ‘Vintage Series’ SG-Style Electric Guitar with Hard Case

$1,549.00

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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.

 

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Description

Tokai is world famous for its popular and superior range of Japanese made guitars. The SG-Style ‘Vintage Series’ embodies the finest Tokai features and kept true to the original classic design, boasting superior attention to detail and using the finest materials available.

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.

It features a two-piece Mahogany body, one-piece Mahogany set neck with 18 degree headstock angle, Rosewood fingerboard, and Tokai’s faithfully voiced PAF vintage Mk II humbucking pickups. It also has vintage Kluson style tuners with green tulip buttons, and a Tunomatic style bridge with stopbar tailpiece.

This model has a Black gloss finish, but is also available in a wide range of other colours.

Comes complete with Certificate of Authenticity (dated and stamped with serial number), a Tokai vintage paisley deluxe hard case and 5 year warranty.

Brand

Tokai

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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