1970's Fresher FL-331 Japan MIJ Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar (White)
"The Fresher story begins back in 1973 when Fresher guitars were introduced by the Kyowa Company, Ltd., of Nagoya. Nagoya, you’ll recall, is one of the principal guitar-making regions in Japan. Kyowa was primarily a trading company, importing products and developing some musical instruments. The company is still in operation, importing Charvel/Jackson, Takamine and Dean Markley products, among others.
Little is known of these early Fresher guitars, but Mr. Noguchi recalls them as being pretty much low end instruments when compared to other brands available at the time, including Greco, Tokai, Guyatone, Fernandes and Ibanez. Based on the evidence of slightly later designs and the vogue for copying at the time, it’s probably safe to assume these were mainly inspired by popular American designs." - vintageguitar.com
1970's Fresher Les Paul Custom in the best cosmetic condition i've ever seen. Triple binding (plus a bound fretboard) and block inlays, weighs in at 3.7kg's. Barely a mark on it, hardware is all in great condition and the finish has faded to a nice aged white. Little to no signs of use!
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