Are there ebony fretboards on japanese vintage guitars?

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Keep an eye on the classifieds thread in this forum. It's not as active as it once was, and if you're looking for something specific it may take a long time for something that checks all the boxes to come up (and I don't recall ever seeing a Shigeru model), but the prices are generally good and the sellers are trustworthy.
 

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I have a 62 ri strat mij that is as good a quality as a usa fender the only comarison that I have is a usa tele with the same finish they twin brothers I pick the strat every time I love the 62 neck profile 7.25 radius .

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There was a violin burst that was kind of unique for Greco and probably my favourite Greco finish.
I own three of the Korean EGCs with ebonol boards and I would trade at least two of them for one of those violin bursts. I usually think a rosewood board on a Custom is an eyesore, but the few VBs I've seen were stunners.
 

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In the early days from 1978 to 1980 Tokai had 2 models - LC-100 (2 pup) and LC-110 (3 pup). Both had 1 piece carved mahogany body/top, 1 piece mahogany neck and a mid -length tenon. They had the Super 400 (split diamond) headstock, MOP inlays and black ebony fingerboards. Both models were made until 1984 with varying headstock inlays.
Tokai also made a budget LC-60 with a mohogany 1 piece body, 2 piece mahogany top and 1 piece mahogany neck. These had darkened rosewood boards with plastic block inlays and are far more common.
Burny also made versions of these all-mahogany LPC but retained the Super 400 headstock until 1986.
 
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In the early days from 1978 to 1980 Tokai had 2 models - LC-100 (2 pup) and LC-110 (3 pup). Both had 1 piece carved mahogany body/top, 1 piece mahogany neck and a mid -length tenon. They had the Super 400 (split diamond) headstock, MOP inlays and black ebony fingerboards. Both models were made until 1984 with varying headstock inlays.
Tokai also made a budget LC-60 with a mohogany 1 piece body, 2 piece mahogany top and 1 piece mahogany neck. These had darkened rosewood boards with plastic block inlays and are far more common.
Burny also made versions of these all-mahogany LPC but retained the Super 400 headstock until 1986.
I've got an '81 LC-100 with the '82 style headstock inlay.
Absolutely love it.







 

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This is the first time I've heard of the LC110. That must be a rare bird.
 


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