Friday, May 6, 2011

Updates, Updates, Updates

If you haven't checked out my Hubpages page of Made In Japan badged electric guitars from 1960-1980, you should.  I've made a lot of updates, adding guitar badges and a few overlooked manufacturers from the period.  If your guitar badge from this time isn't listed, tell me!  I'll be happy to add it.  I'll continue to do research into these 'lost' guitars...badges where we have no idea which manufacturer made them.

 To date, this is the list of unknown maker badges:

Alex, Andre, Aquarius, Aquila, Asco, Aztec, Bradley, Cameo, Capri, Cipher, CG Winner, Crown, Dorado, El Degas, Encore, Fandel, Feather, Goya, Granada, Intermark, Madeira, Maier, Marchis, Maruha, Matador, Melody, Moon, Norwood, S.G.C., Sigma, Yoshi, Zim-Gar

If you have any information on the maker of any of these guitars, PLEASE contact me!


  1. "The Japanese manufacturers who started to mass produce electric guitars in the early 1960's included Fujigen Gakki which made guitars with Goya, Kent and other importer brands."

  2. Torch,
    There is this site in Japan that sells MIJ guitars and has a history of guitar manufacturers & badges , not sure if you know about it;
    Good resource but confusing......