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by Sigmania
Thu Sep 29, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Silver Star Gallery
Replies: 48
Views: 7962

Re: Silver Star Gallery

1982 SS?? PB

Placid blue. Rare color on a Silver Star.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/334577014422?m ... media=COPY
by Sigmania
Thu Sep 29, 2022 8:52 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: Legacy Series

Well in this case it looks like someone contracted with a mfr in China and put a Tokai logo on a bunch of guitars that were not authorized by Tokai and passed them off as real Tokais. The dealers claim to be unaware. Check on line to see how they are being sold to this day. I honestly feel like deal...
by Sigmania
Thu Sep 29, 2022 5:30 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: Legacy Series

So maybe the takeaway is don't order a container load of counterfeit guitars? 8)
by Sigmania
Thu Sep 29, 2022 5:25 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Silver Star Gallery
Replies: 48
Views: 7962

Re: Silver Star Gallery

1981 SS38 YS Seller has obscured the serial number, so I can't tell if this is a Nagano guitar. https://www.ebay.com/itm/374280520869 https://i.imgur.com/1Z8zp9n.jpg https://i.imgur.com/DQNfViW.jpg https://i.imgur.com/5ssdshU.jpg https://i.imgur.com/tBV59IB.jpg https://i.imgur.com/he0DV48.jpg https...
by Sigmania
Thu Sep 29, 2022 5:22 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: Silver Star Gallery
Replies: 48
Views: 7962

Re: Silver Star Gallery

1980 SS36 BB Seller has obscured the serial number, so I can't tell if this is a Nagano guitar. https://www.ebay.com/itm/374280558368 https://i.imgur.com/yeoe3qZ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/i6NQ0D1.jpg https://i.imgur.com/2BENS0g.jpg https://i.imgur.com/YBj91iI.jpg https://i.imgur.com/P01Jnq2.jpg https...
by Sigmania
Wed Sep 28, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Tokai Sightings & eBay Alerts
Topic: 1980 LS60 Reborn Old Birdseye Top
Replies: 3
Views: 82

1980 LS60 Reborn Old Birdseye Top

Very cool top, but wild price for an LS60 ($2,250)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/225179557182

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by Sigmania
Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:51 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: Legacy Series

That makes sense as there are a finite number of factories that can make guitars. It's so weird that a factory that contracts with Tokai might jeopardize that relationship by trying to make a buck on lower cost models. But I guess it is not that coordinated? More like someone submits a request to bu...
by Sigmania
Tue Sep 27, 2022 5:26 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: Legacy Series

Someone is making these "Legacy" labeled guitars in a lot of different models. If these are in fact counterfeits, it is a huge operation and doing significant damage to the Tokai brand. I also find it interesting that if these are fakes, that they are emulating modified headstocks so as not to offen...
by Sigmania
Tue Sep 27, 2022 5:24 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Legacy Series
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: Legacy Series

https://www.musocity.com.au/products/tokai-legacy-st-style-electric-guitar-black?variant=29498547896403 The Tokai ‘Legacy’ series is manufactured in China using modern tone woods and construction methods to create the most affordable Tokai guitars and basses ever. The Legacy series provides players...