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EKO was at the forefront, and within 2 years they were shipping over 10,000 electric guitars to USA per year.
For most North American kids, including myself, their first guitar was an EKO or some Japanese import. these were all too expensive for our parents to buy for us.
The RHM was National's first superhet and it had some of the features that were to become National's trade-mark.
Plug-in coils to select the tuning ranges, a separate power supply and a micrometer-type tuning dial are foremost in the design and were to become standard features for National receivers over the next several years.
Companies that had been manufacturing Accordions for 20 years, retooled for electric guitars.Next to that is a nice Silvertone Mosrite with slider controls. Then two sweet GOYA Rangemasters and a wacky Galanti. Next is one of my current favorites, a 6-string Espana Viola shaped guitar. This guitar was also made at the VOX factory, and shares all the same parts and finish ast the 335 style Espana pictured way up above. Next, a MINT 60’s Airline Barney Kessel featuring the very cool “Kleenex Box” pickups, another current Custom Shop Reissue. This is exactly the same as the Univox, but was imported to Canada under the brand Raven.You can see the inspiration for the Sidejack Series in many of these guitars. Then, a 9.5 Silvertone Mosrite and a VERY odd and curious guitar labeled CONTESSA.Interesting because it as an indiviual slider volume for each pickup, so you can dial in an unlimited variety of tones. An early 1960’s Vivona which was made by EKO, and a wee Hi-Tone. It is from Italy, and looks, feels, smells, just like the JG Italians. Below: On the left is a RARE Wandre Doris from the mid 1960’s. Next is a nice ’67 Fender Jaguar and the ’67 Domino Spartan, costing about 7000% less. ) Though nothing really beats the mojo of owning a true, vintage instrument, at least Eastwood have, over the past decade, done a great job at bringing back some of those gems, as mentioned before.
Lastly, an EKO Florentine Bass with it’s partner 6-string. Hence, the foreign guitar manufacturers gave us what we wanted. Here I’ve highlights a few of my 60’s guitars, but it only scratches the surface. ” It took me a while, but now I see his point of view.