vintage Orlando Electric Guitars

I'm stumped. I've been looking online everywhere for more info about my guitar. It doesn't have a serial number anywhere on it. It's a steel string, acoustic electric Orlando brand. All I know is that it's from the 1970's. I'm not sure which year exactly. On the back it says "Steel reinforced kneck Made in Japan"
Does any one have anymore information about these Orlando guitars?
I only found one thing online at this link:


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I don't have much more information for you, except that I have the exact same guitar that I purchased on Ebay 3 years ago. When I saw it I had to have it because this model was the first electric guitar I ever owned. I originally bought one when I was about 15, which was in 1969. I always thought it was a cool looking guitar, a bit flashy for some but WTF. It's fun to play and Is better than a lot of guitars made today. I don't agree with that other site that you linked as far as it being Teisco. Look around the web at Aria, Conrad, some Univox and others from the Matsumoko factory and you'll see the resemblance. They were made and then badged according to what the retailer they were sold by wanted to name them.

That looks very much like the series of guitars sold by Bruno and Sons under the brand name "Ventura" in about the same time period. They were quite inexpensive and I really was impressed with the workmanship.

"Steel reinforced kneck Made in Japan" jumped out at me...could possibly be from the Matsumoku factory, think I have heard of Orlando. In which case tehe factory is waaay more important than the badge (I personally would collect Matsuoku given then pennies, made some great instruments)

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