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Hikare ukulele

I have a Hikare ukulele, model no. CU 403. I am trying to find some information about it. Can anyone help?

hikare

Sorry was so excited to share this i forgot to tell you that i found this info from a "guitar salon international" forum there was also the following remark which was in response to my previous post:

In 1971, my teacher turned me on to Hikari guitars, a Japanese made student guitar that was quite affordable but looked and played great for a beginner [it lost its charm up in the upper register, where the tone wasn't so good]. My main guitar is a Ramirez 1a, but I still love to play this old Hikari. Some years ago, someone told me Hikari didn't make it and the co. went belly-up shortly after I purchased mine. I have been curious for years, is this story true and has anyone else heard of them?

And that's all i found.

hikare

hello!
I too own a hikare cu 403 after some investigation this is the clearest insight i just thought it be useful to share!

Just began my search for info on Hikari guitars. I bought mine in 1972 , model H150. At the time my teacher recommended the Hernandez II, but the sound and the finish of the Hikari won out. I still play it , even though my main instrument is the violin. It has enough volume to do the Boccherini guitar quintets, when the string quartet I play in has an extra violinist.
When I bought the guitar, I was told that Hikari was the head of design at Alvarez in Japan, who brought out some hand made models under his own name. The importer of this product line was C. Bruno and Son in New York. Whether ending the production was a business decision by Alvarez, or if Hikari was an independent luthier, I have not been able to verify.
Other than that the instrument plays well and is beautifully finished, I know little else about my instrument.

Re: Hikare ukulele

: I have a Hikare ukulele, model no. CU 403. I am trying to find some information about it. Can anyone help?

I just received the exact same Hikare Ukulele model CU 403 the other day here on the West Coast of Canada. Did you find any information?
The only thing I have found is that someone sold one for $95.00.

Hikare Banjo

Just learning to play, I have a Hikare banjo and wanting to know
about the makers. I can't find anything about them on the net, if you
can help thanks in advance.

Hikare Model#H250A

I also have an Hikare Guitar. I think it sounds Great. The Guitar is solid and looks great. The only problem is the brige is pulling away from the body. I play it all the time and just leave it like it is..

Hikare 12 string guitar model #GT-71 Serial #61035

I have owned a Hikare 12 string for about 33 years and it's absolutely one of the best sounding 12 string guitars I've ever playes or heard. It's an exact copy of the Martin 12 string, same wood, style, everything, but it sounds and plays better.
I don't have any more info on the company, if they are still in existence or how come they never made it big. Certainly, I'll never get rid of this beauty. Does anyone have any info that may help in my history of this great guitar. Thanks

Re: Hikare 12 string guitar model #GT-71 Serial #61035

: I have owned a Hikare 12 string for about 33 years and it's absolutely one of the best sounding 12 string guitars I've ever playes or heard. It's an exact copy of the Martin 12 string, same wood, style, everything, but it sounds and plays better.
: I don't have any more info on the company, if they are still in existence or how come they never made it big. Certainly, I'll never get rid of this beauty. Does anyone have any info that may help in my history of this great guitar. Thanks

Re: Hikare 12 string guitar model #GT-71 Serial #61035

: I ALSO OWN A HIKARE 12 STRIN MODLE GT 71 SERIAL #61006. I'VE OWNED MINE FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS, AND I LLOVE THE SOUND, LOOKS, AND OVERALL QUALITY. THE ABALONI INLAYS AND EXELLENT TUNERS MADE IT A GREAT GUITAR FOR THE $! ANY INFO WOULD BE APPRECIATED, THANKS!!!

Hikare guitar model #GC-22

I just found an old Hikare guitar and wanted to get some info/history. Anything would be helpful.

deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry

Re: deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

: deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry

Re: deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

: : deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry

I have a deloro dobro can you tell me what it may be worth? 1949-52 thanks

Re: deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

: : deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry i have not found out any thing about the deloro as of yet but im still looking for information on it when they were made thank you for the replay i just got my comp.up and rnuing agan thanks agan you can e-mail me at jminman01@yahoo.com thanks agan

Re: deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

: deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry
jerry,i have a deloro,but i know nothing about it. i have had this one 60 years ,

Re: deloro you play like a dobro with finger picks an bar

: : deloro you play like a dobro with finger pick an a bar if you could find anything on it i would like to know thank you jerry
: jerry,i have a deloro,but i know nothing about it. i have had this one 60 years ,
i have not been able to find out any thing on the deloro as of yet thank you for the replay you can e-mail me at jminman01@yahoo.com and thanks agan

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