Dating aria pro guitars

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Aria focused on sales in both domestic and export markets and provided design development.

Matsumoku devoted its energies on engineering and building guitars and other stringed instruments.

In 1979, Matsumoku began to market its own guitars under the Westone name.

In 1960, Arai contracted Guyatone to manufacture guitars.

There are unique features on this ALH Series models such as traditional-look rope binding and headstock with specially designed logo.

System (Tri-Layered Sound Board) and thermo treatment on material are applied to achieve best acoustics.

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Aria ALH Series Ukuleles are designed to revive Hawaiian ukulele’ heritage from its sound and looking.

If a serial number is not present, the guitar was likely manufactured prior to the mid-1970s.

Shiro Arai's early Guyatone produced guitars displayed problems when exported caused by the dryer climates in America: bindings became unglued, backs split, and necks broke just below the headstock.

These issues were addressed early on with Matsumoku.

Continue Reading Locating and dissecting the serial number is a great first step in identifying the manufacture date of an Aria guitar.

While not always exact, the serial number is a useful tool.

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