Greco serial dating

I could not wait to go out and buy a UNIVOX Les Paul for 1/5th the price of the real thing!Damn, it was so inexpensive that I could almost afford to smash it on stage! But as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.

In the early 1970s, American guitar manufacturers (particularly Gibson, Fender, and Martin) were experiencing a steady decline in production quality while more Japanese- built guitars were showing up in the American market.Hey Zach, I have owned this Ibanez “lawsuit” guitar for over 25 years and I’d like to know a little more about it.The serial number on the neck plate is K7709XX and as far as I know, it is all original except for the missing pickup cover.By this time, many guitar manufacturers from the Far East had 10 years experience under their belts, and the improvement in quality began to shine through.Univox, Kawai, Silvertone and Domino were starting to deliver guitars that – from a price / quality point of view – were beginning to eat into the markets that Fender and Gibson dominated.

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