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  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

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PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:57 pm   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Does anyone have a 1981 with the same serial number style, as in 110****? Perhaps we could compare pics of the innards to see if they're identical or not. The one from ebay is practically identical, b ...
  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

Replies: 20
Views: 5563

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:45 pm   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Yes I mean the butt of the neck. If there's nothing there, I suspect this is 100% Fakai.

Is the decal on the headstock proud of the rest of the lacquer or does it appear underneath/flat and the sam ...
  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

Replies: 20
Views: 5563

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 2014 10:35 am   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
I Don't think these are Tokai electrics. My Silverstars have grey bottomed pups.

If we can see a pic of the neck heel, we can tell you if it's likely to be a tokai neck.

Do you mean the butt end ...
  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

Replies: 20
Views: 5563

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:05 pm   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
not a tokai body, greco possibly.. any marks on the neck end?

Thanks for the tip. That seems right, I've found a few other threads with very similar looking routing, in some Grecos and Ibanez.

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  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

Replies: 20
Views: 5563

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:02 pm   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Finally took some pictures, here they are:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-IqJoFIVYZDk/U-Lc6sk2-wI/AAAAAAAACZo/g0-a5z-NBGA/s720/DSC01704.JPG

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-RTA3BxAEe2Y/U-L ...
  Topic: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
Phil Mastro

Replies: 20
Views: 5563

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:09 pm   Subject: Help IDing a Tokai Silver Star, or did I buy a fake
First Tokai, first post! I bought what I what appears to be a 1982 Silver Star on Yahoo Auctions for real cheap. Here's the link to the finished auction:

http://aucview.aucfan.com/yahoo/m126619667/ ...
 
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