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Garthís Summer of Sold-Out Stadiums

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U2ís Bono and The Edge Perform in Kyiv, Ukraine

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Takamine Guitars


Takamine Pro Series Models

Takamine Pro Series guitars are carefully constructed in the foothills of the Japanese Alps, where dedicated artisans create instruments of special beauty. Each Takamine guitar features only the finest well- seasoned woods and is made using a combination of modern woodworking techniques and traditional hand craftsmanship. Further, each Takamine guitar embodies the elegant aesthetics and masterful precision that only comes from decades of devotion to the craft of luthiery.

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Takamine G Series Guitars

Delivering pure Takamine™ quality and performance at accessible prices, the G Series offers a wide range of guitars for players in all musical genres. Combining beautiful tone and smooth playability with the latest in pickup and preamp design is a hallmark of this impressive collection of instruments.

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The Takamine Story

For more than half a century now, Takamine has proudly dedicated itself to the art of fine guitar craftsmanship. Its longstanding devotion to innovation and continual improvement has placed it among the world’s premier acoustic guitar makers, with truly fine instruments that are the first choice of performing guitarists worldwide.

With humble beginnings in 1959 as a small family-run guitar shop nestled at the foot of Mount Takamine in the central Japanese town of Sakashita, the fledgling company took the mountain’s name in 1962 and began in earnest the journey that led to the phenomenal success that is the modern Takamine company. The timeline here outlines that remarkable evolution.

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