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***The First of The Lawsuit Years Takamine Models!!***
Before I describe my guitar let me tell you what it IS NOT. It is not from an Estate Sale, nor is it being offered to you by an antique dealer as a thrift store find. Too many instruments seem to be up for auction these days from people who have no clue how it really sounds thrown up for bids wearing 20 year old strings, with the insistence it’s beautiful to look at and “must be high quality”.
Hopefully if you are a beginner to a pro I will answer all your questions. If you’re a beginner print this auction and take it to your music teacher for verification.
Now about the instrument, it’s historical relevance to Takamine…and why you may prefer it to a newer instrument.
I have included 21 pictures that should clearly show both the condition of the instrument and the high content level of the instrument.
This guitar is from an era of both change and establishment for Takamine. In 1968 Mr. Mass Hirade, (a name that many classical players will recognize) joined Takamine. His years of experience in building hand made guitars were brought to bear on the Takamine line-up. The result was a line of high... read more