Re: Checkmate Guitar
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: : : : I have an accoustic Checkmate Guitar. It has a crown logo and word Checkmate on it. Model G145. Does anyone know about when and where this guitar was made. I am in the process of doing a little touchup on it and restringing. I would be interested in acquiring any of these type old Japanese made guitars. :
: : : i have one too and mine is made in korea and the model number is G500 if thats of any help
: I have an accoustic Checkmate G500 or G300 with the metal emblem Blue and silver crown with red lettering (Check mate) accross it. Inside there is a label that gives the name model number as either G300 or G500 (can"t really tell as the top half of the first digit has faded and says made in Japan. I would really like to find out more about this guitar. ???????
I have a Checkmate G135 with a hummingbird pick guard. The sound is phenominal. It was purchased in the early 70s, but I can't find anything out about it except that it might be a teisco. Any info?