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your favorite tokai telecasters!

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

  1. JOE69

    JOE69 Tele-Meister

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    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

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    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-Afflicted

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    With pleasure.

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    1980 TE80 BL, one piece body, nitro finish.
     
  4. TeleTown

    TeleTown Friend of Leo's

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    Very nice!
     
  5. BradL

    BradL Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    That is superb!
     
  6. felis

    felis Tele-Afflicted

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    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

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    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 Friend of Leo's

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    About how much do these things go for? There cool.
     
  9. felis

    felis Tele-Afflicted

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    It depends on age and modeltype.
     
  10. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

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    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-Afflicted

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    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

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    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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