Tokai FV-40 Traditional Series Flying V Style Guitar – Vintage Natural


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.

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  • Basswood body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • LS-VBC tunomatic bridge
  • LS-VTC tailpiece
  • LSC-F pickups
  • Chrome hardware
  • Kluson style tuners
  • Heavy duty gig bag included
  • 5 Year Warranty



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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  • CUTAWAY Double Cutaway
  • BODY Swamp Ash (OPN)
  • NECK 5PC Wenge & Rosewood
  • FRETBOARD Rosewood Fingerboard
  • SCALE 34″
  • INLAY Abalone
  • TUNERS Hipshot Ultralight Tuners
  • BRIDGE EB12(4) Bridge
  • PICKUPS Bartolini MK-1 Pickups
  • ELECTRONICS Markbass MB-1 EQ
  • HARDWARE Black Hardware
  • STRINGS 4 Strings
  • ADDITIONAL Matching Headstock
  • Fretless Bass