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Takamine Guitars - The history of a legend

Takamine has proudly dedicated itself to the art of excellent guitar crafting for more than a half-century. Its long-standing commitment to invention and continuous improvement has elevated it to the ranks of the world's leading acoustic guitar manufacturers, producing genuinely excellent instruments that are the first choice of performing guitarists worldwide. Beginning in 1959 as a tiny family-run guitar business at the foot of Mount Takamine in the central Japanese town of Sakashita, the nascent company took the mountain's name in 1962 and embarked on the journey that would lead to the incredible success that is the contemporary Takamine corporation. This timeline depicts that extraordinary evolution.