Vintage 1972 Morris Japan 000 Size Acoustic Guitar Rare
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Rare, vintage, very high quality 1972 Morris Gakki Japan Model F-10 lawsuit era 000 size acoustic guitar. No case but will be very well-packed for safe shipping.These guitars are very difficult to find in the US. They can be found in Japan for steep prices and hundreds of dollars shipping. Check out eBay Member little.dan4808 and see what he is asking for these vintage Morris guitars. The Morris Guitars company has been building quality handcrafted instruments in Nagano, Japan for a long time.
Mr. Toshio Moridaira, the founder, was the first distributor in Japan to carry both Fender and Gibson lines. In 1964, due to his working relationship with Gibson, Mr. Moridaira was able to visit the Gibson factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan. An employee at Gibson nicknamed him “Mori” at that time.
In 1967, he founded the Morris Guitars company. He named it Morris, taken from the nickname given to him a while back. Morris produced copies of dreadnought and small jumbo models based on Martin and Gibson designs. Since then, Morris Guitars have enjoyed an outstanding reputation in Japan and other countries for making high quality guitars.
In 1974, Morris introduced their guitars at the NAMM show. In 1978, Morris introduced the Tornado line, thin body acoustic-electric guitars inspired by the Ovation design. Up until the