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by the215collector
Fri May 18, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster
Replies: 14
Views: 3665

A representative of the company responded to me. I gave him photos and the serial number. It is a Chinese model. I inquired about why it says goldstar, he said some were produced that way. So it is not fake, but it is also not what I was hoping for lol. "Hi there. that is your guitar http://www1.odn...
by the215collector
Thu May 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster
Replies: 14
Views: 3665

I would be surprised if it was a fake, but I can not rule it out for certain. I have a pawn shop in philadelphia and I bought this guitar as part of a larger collection. The collection consisted of vintage martins, gibsons, custom acoustics from luthiers such as John Kinnaird and Don Wilson, and mor...
by the215collector
Thu May 17, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster
Replies: 14
Views: 3665

Lol. Thanks for the backup marcus. I've sent a message to tokaiguitar.de. Hoping they get back to me and help solve this mystery.
by the215collector
Thu May 17, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster
Replies: 14
Views: 3665

They are cool! After digging a bit deeper in the the Dating & ID Section, I see that the Korean models have a serial number that starts with a letter, and they reference A, B, C. But it doesn't mention anything about an F serial, or about a Goldstar Sounds model. This is what has me so confused.
by the215collector
Wed May 16, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster
Replies: 14
Views: 3665

Identification Help! Tokai Goldstar Butterscotch Telecaster

Hey everyone, new to this forum. I recently acquired this Tokai Butterscotch Telecaster. I'm having a difficult time identifying if this one was made in Japan or Korea, and what year it was made. Can anyone help me out? I've included photos, let me know if you need any other photos to help solve thi...