Limited Edition TST Guitars "Since 1947"

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Limited Edition

It looks as if each model was actually made in limited numbers.

One 1984 ad for the TST45H says there were 100 made.

Note decal on the headstock says "Since 1947".

Examples:

Fender style serial numbers (1984, 1985):

L17361 HSS
L17626 SSS (pot dates Feb 1984, switch Dec 1983)
L17874 HH
L18775 HH
L21569 HSS
L21806 SSS
L21940 HH
L22144 HH
L22237 HH
L23512 SSS
L23632 HSS
L23802 SSS
L23901 HH
L23938 HSS
L23942 SSS

6 digit serial numbers starting with 1xxxxx (1984, 1985):

110919 HH (January 1984 pot dates, 6 = 1 MR)
111454 HH
111644 HH
111733 HH (November 1983 pot date, April stamp,)
111781 HH
111842 HH
112663 SSS
113911 HH
117323 HSS
118051 HH
118106 HH
118164 HH
118207 HH
118209 HH
118324 HH
118553 HSS
118568 HH


6 digit serial numbers starting with 2xxxxx (1986, 1987):

203137 HSS
203570 HSS
203832 HSS
205859 HH
206301 HSS
206482 HSS
207772 HH


See here for links to many of the guitars not posted below.

Six Digit Serial Numbers Starting With 11xxxx On Goldstars, Etc.
 
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1984 Vol. 9 catalog

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•Color:
BB- Black
SW- Snow White
CR- Candy Red
PR- Paisley Red
AB- All Paint Black
ASW- All Paint Snow White
AMR- All Paint Metallic Red
ACR- All Paint Candy Apple Red
ABBS- All Paint Blue-black sunburst
Rose neck if the color is followed by an R.
If H Is attached, It indicates a head paint neck.
•For detailed specitications of TLS50VC/TLS100.150.200HS/ TLC60,1000W and other Tokai regular
models, please read "The Tokai World".
•Please note that all models except for specific models may be out of stock due to limited production.



1984 Vol. 10 catalog

SD & TST


New power! Modern rock sound.

The SD & TST Super Edition was designed to adapt traditional design to the modern rock scene. A heavy feeling with an all-colored body. Achieve a modern rock sound by changing the pickup combination. Perfect for musicians aiming to create a new rock sound. A super guitar that even traditional model freaks should play.

SD40-ASW/¥40,000
●Body: Alder, Sen
●Neck: Maple U shape 22F/Rose Wood 400R fingerboard
●PU: P1-110B× 2 controls/1 volume, 1 tone, 3 steps SW
●Colors: ASW AB, AMR, ABBS

SD50-AB / ¥50,000
●Body: Alder, Sen
●Neck/Maple U shape 22F/Rosewood 400R Fingerboard
●PU/P1-210B × 2
●Control/1 volume, 1 tone, 3 steps SW
●AYER'S ROCKER Ⅰ Mount Lock nut installation
●Color/ASW, AB, AMR, ABBS

TST45H-CR/BBR / ¥45,000
●Body: Alder, Sen
●Neck: Maple U shape 22F Rosewood 400R Fingerboard
●PU: P1-110B×1, P2-86B×2
●Controls: 1 Volume, 2 tone, 5 steps SW lock nut equipped
●Colors: CR & BB, SW&BB, (neck BB)

TST36HS-ASWR/ ¥36,000
●Body: Alder, Sen
●Neck: Maple U-shape 1-piece rosewood fingerboard
●PU: P1-110B×1, P2-86B×2
●Control: 1 Volume, 2 tone, 5 steps SW
●Colors: AB, ASW, AMR ABBS

TST36H-ABR/¥36,000
●Body: Alder, Sen
●Neck: Maple U shape 1 piece Rosewood fingerboard
●PU: P1-110B × 2
●Controls: 1 volume, 2 tones, 3 steps SW
●Colors: AB, ASW, AMR, ABBS

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1985 Vol. 11 catalog

SUPER EDITION

TST
A contemporary model with a humbucking pickup mounted. A “super guitar” with traditional style and the latest sounds. Full power!! Tremendous energy.
TST36H ¥36,000
●Body/Sen Alder
●Neck/Maple 1 piece/U shape
●Fingerboard/Rosewood
●P.U./DYNAMIC57×2 controls/Volume/2 tone/3 position selector switch
●Tremolo unit/SS unit
●Pickguard/ Black 3P
●Peg/covered type
●Color/ASWR, ABR, AMRRA BBSR
TST36HS / ¥36,000
●Body/Sen Alder
●Neck/Maple 1 piece/U shape
●Fingerboard/Rosewood
●P.U./SS-HOT ×2, DYNAMIC57 ×1
●Controls/1 volume, 2 tone, 5 position selector Switch
●Tremolo unit/SS unit
●Pickguard/black 3P
●Peg/covered type
●Color/ASWR A BR, AMRR. ABBSR


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PHOTO (From left) TST36HS・ASWR TST36HS・AMRHTST36H-ABBSK TST36H-ABR

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1989 Vol. 15 catalog

TST363 Reduced color range. Offered in black or white.

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