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Univox Guitars

Univox acoustic guitar

The separation between Briefel and Unicord must not have been entirely unamicable, probably more a matter of direction than anything else. While other Univox brand amps may have existed during this period, these are the only ones on our radar scope. Some of these copies were actually made by Aria, which seems to have made a lot of copy guitars for other companies. The fingerboard was rosewood with 24 frets and dot inlays. . Channel 2 had volume, bass and treble controls.

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Vintage Univox Guitars

Univox acoustic guitar

Might sound silly but I think some of you all can understand when I say it's a dear old friend. The result was a Casino that looked more like a short scale Riviera. Univox made replicas of Gibson Les Pauls and a replica of a Another guitar called The Badazz, which was a copy of a. The following year, guitars made by Unicord were branded as This lasted until 1982. The speaker baffle featured a classical guitar design! No lable or any markings inside anywhere. The 12 string version of the Craviola combined the feel of a guitar along with an ethnic instrument called. There were few original designs at this time from Univox and no new development was being done.

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Univox Guitars

Univox acoustic guitar

This had a fake rosewood masonite pickguard with volume, tone and three-way select. These were previously sold in the United States and the U. The vast majority of these would have Ash Bodies and the export models would be Maple. Modest classical guitars, small steel stringed acoustic guitars, and violins were built and marketed in the mid-1960s. They are not great guitars, and you will pay a hefty sum to get a nice one. Louis Music, now a partner in the Matsumoku operation, took over the brand name and phased out its older Electra brand also made by Matsumoku in favor of Electra-Westone and then Westone.

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Tell me about Univox guitars please.

Univox acoustic guitar

Of course, Univox was already defunct. The Scandinavian contingent was represented by Levin, Landola and Hagstrom, the latter picked up by Merson. Next to that are a pair of Univox Hi-Flyers and a Silvertone Slider. It had two volume and a master gain controls plus bass, middle, treble and presence controls. The Craviola has a unique kidney bean shaped body, and was meant to produce a sound similar to that of a harpsichord. Looks like a Gibson, plays and sounds awesome. Established in 1951 as a woodworking manufacturer of various items but is best known as a manufacturer of high quality guitars and bass guitars including some Epiphone and Aria guitars.

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Univox Acoustic Guitars

Univox acoustic guitar

The grille had two large square cutouts with rounded corners. What you have there is a Univox Grand Auditorium Western Style acoustic. Controls were standard three-way with two volumes and tones. Univox was one of the first brands to make copies, and the brand achieved a fair amount of national visibility and distribution. To avoid the same problem happening again, Gibson bought Epiphone and started building some very nice Imported Copy Guitars! Univox were a made in Japan guitar of highly variable quality. One other company that distributed guitars, as well as other musical instruments was Tempo-Merson.

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1970's Vintage Guitars

Univox acoustic guitar

Many of the various brands made there shared the same tuners and other parts. Model: U-1011 A number of tube and solid-state amplifiers were produced by Univox over the years. The distributors that imported these guitars played an important part in the history of the guitar, and related products. Set neck archtop guitars followed in late 1975. The U130 Bass Amplifier pumped out 130 watts with five inputs covering two channels high and low each and one input that bridged both channels. One of the importers was that imported Teisco guitars, and branded them under several different badges or brands. On the left, a nearly perfect 1972 Mosrite Ventures Model.

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The History of Matsumoku

Univox acoustic guitar

Next to that is an Inter-Mark frmo Japan. It was at this time that Univox began its association with Korg. I intend to hand it down to my daughter. This New York City based distributor was originally found by , and eventually a man named Ernie Briefel took control. Arai and Company guitars were briefly labeled Arai, and then switched to the familiar Aria around 1966. I was a kid in a band and bought a Univox Hi-Flier short neck bass in 1978.

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