Just Scored(?) One of These At A Local Guitar Shop. Anyone Got Any Info On This?

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  1. Hugo Da Rosa

    Hugo Da Rosa Silver Supporting Member

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    Willy's Maxitone 335/339 Japanese Copy

    Been eyeing this guy for about a week now. Finally decided to pull the trigger on it today. Total came out to be about $330 (without a case unfortunately). I asked the guys working (including the manager) if they had any information on this guitar and I was getting some blank looks. The most I got was that this is a late 70's guitar there's a good chance it came out of the same factory that manufacture Ibanez, Greco, Burny, Edwards, etc. type guitars. It sounded pretty good and didn't seem like a bad buy so I pulled the trigger. If anyone has any objections, feel free to give it to me as I still have 2 days to return :aok.

    Anyone got any more info on this?

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    Hugo Da Rosa Silver Supporting Member

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    Certainly looks worth 300 to me! Have you tried google for any info? Either way, seems like a nice buy if it plays good and in good condition.
     
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    Yup, googled on the brand and whatnot. Not much info on this specific guitar. Most of the info on this brand is speculation. Oh well, too late to return anyway ;)
     
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    I would say that's a much more recent MIK guitar, based solely on these pix. Not commenting on its quality...but based on things like the parts used and general appearance, I wouldn't call that late 70s MIJ. However, a good, in focus photo of the bridge would help.
     

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