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Vintage Japanese Fun On The Headstock

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Flipped Mustang, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. Flipped Mustang

    Flipped Mustang Tele-Holic

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    It always makes me smile when I read the headstock on my Splendor. I would have loved to be a fly on the wall when they were deciding on the decals. If you can't make it out in the photo, it reads "Professional Machine Head- For Guitar Kids" and the end decal says "Original Super Craft". Anybody else have a headstock with a creative writing project on it?
     

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  2. ellisvertellis

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    My Grand Suzuki has some kind of funky tribal version of the brand name. On the left side from bottom to top it says "grand" and
    on the right from top to bottom "Suzuki"... :)

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  3. Jupiter

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    I don't own one, but I've always been amused by Tokai's Strat copies:

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  4. muchxs

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    The Guitar That Should Have Been Japanese: They were U.S. made, weren't they?

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  5. sneakyjapan

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    well, this was a piece of something....



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  6. tpaul

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    Looks to me like it reads from top to bottom on both sides.

    Psychedelic, man...
     
  7. ellisvertellis

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    That could be true!

    At first i thought it was some kind of fish... :lol:

    Groovy!!
     
  8. Gautfrid

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    The Guitar That Should Never Have Been Made.

    That is one seriously ugly headstock.
     
  9. majorbugout

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    the headstock that says POS is very punk rock
     
  10. loopy reed

    loopy reed Friend of Leo's

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    Guitar Kids

    There's your new band name.
     
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    i have a suspicion that this company built a lot of guitars under other names back in the 60s. but deep down each one was unmistakably a POS.
     
  12. Peltogyne

    Peltogyne Friend of Leo's

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    My favorite has always been the Tokai Love Rock.

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