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your favorite tokai telecasters!

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by JOE69, Jun 23, 2015.

  1. JOE69

    JOE69 TDPRI Member

    96
    Jan 23, 2010
    JAPAN/USA
    :cool:

    please tell me about your killer tokai telecasters
    if you have! i am a big tokai fan so wanna hear
    and see your proud tokai teles here~ thanks!

    tokai joe
     

  2. Telemarkman

    Telemarkman Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Age:
    70
    Dec 6, 2005
    Norway
    I've only owned one; a mid-80's quilted maple top Breezysound that I bought used. Good guitar, but by no means better than most Fender Teles I've owned. Sold it after a few years and bought an acoustic (I'd stopped gigging). Sorry - no pics.
     

  3. felis

    felis Tele-Holic

    959
    Sep 4, 2011
    Antwerp/Belgium
    With pleasure.

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    1980 TE80 BL, one piece body, nitro finish.
     

  4. TeleTown

    TeleTown Friend of Leo's

    Oct 10, 2010
    Twangers Medows USA
    Very nice!
     

  5. BradL

    BradL Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

    Feb 9, 2009
    Sussex, UK
    That is superb!
     

  6. felis

    felis Tele-Holic

    959
    Sep 4, 2011
    Antwerp/Belgium
    Thanks guys, from one proud and happy owner. ;)

    PS the Breezy currently has a Dimarzio VT-1 in the bridge position.

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  7. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2015
    Nashville
    This used to be mine (some fool replaced the label and even sloppily changed the headstock cut), but sold it last year when I needed some cash, oh well:

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  8. Chick-N-Picker

    Chick-N-Picker Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    24
    Apr 26, 2015
    North Carolina
    About how much do these things go for? There cool.
     

  9. felis

    felis Tele-Holic

    959
    Sep 4, 2011
    Antwerp/Belgium
    It depends on age and modeltype.
     

  10. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2015
    Nashville
    Some dealers or private parties sit on them for $700-$1000+ ..and they do just that..sit. The 62' copy I posted above sold for $500, I think that's the fair ball park too but you just have to be patient. Keep in mind, and it seems like the OP's thang, that they're right up in quality with older Fender japan stuff and much of the Fujigen & Tokai stuff was rebranded into other names too.
     

  11. felis

    felis Tele-Holic

    959
    Sep 4, 2011
    Antwerp/Belgium
    What's more, late '70s and early '80s high end Tokais are the Fender MIJ/CIJ primary source, and also the predecessors of the JVs and AVRIs.
     

  12. metalicaster

    metalicaster Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 5, 2011
    I'm a wanderer...
    I have a late 70's Tokai Breezysound - the one in my dp actually.

    It is my number one guitar, I will sell cars and organs before I sell that.
     

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