This guitar in overall great shape, and plays well i just put new strings on it and adjusted the intonation slightly sounds good it has some nicks, as shown. This model is the aria pro ii te-400bl something besides it being a '76 that is interesting is that the serial number starts with a letter apparently it was never documented as to why some matsumoku guitars had a letter and others of the same model did not. Amazoncom: aria+pro+ii from the community by aria pro ii guitars currently unavailable aria pro ii guitars - alcatrazz - yngwie malmsteen - 1984 print .
The aria brandname was changed to aria pro ii in late 1975, though this has been used mostly (but not exclusively) for electric guitars and basses. The aria pro ii 805 was a five string electric bass one of the finish options was metallic purple read more: buy aria/aria pro ii magna series bass guitars. Aria review / electric guitars / unbiased reviews of guitar equipment, cd and dvd music at ultimate-guitarcom. This page features pickguards for aria guitars & basses the company was founded in 1956 by mr shiro araithey were the first importers of classical guitars to post wwii japan in 1954, representing some of the finest european builders of the time like ramirez & hauser.
Looking to buy this aria pro ii strat discussion in 'stratocaster discussion forum' started by rayyy, dec 22, 2013 page 1 fender stratocaster guitar forum. Official website of aria guitars co leading in quality and excellence of electric, acoustic, bass, and classical guitars since 1965. Up for sale is a used aria pro ii pw35 “dove” acoustic 6 string guitar serial dating sets this guitar as a 1978 matsumoku, lawsuit era, gibson dove copy .
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Aria pro ii did some copies of famous american guitars like the fender stratocaster and the gibson les paul though it also did its own style of guitars in the 70s and early 80s the company came into its own in the united states with a series of high end professional instruments. We have an eclectic range of used electric, acoustic and semi acoustic guitars including ibanez, fender, aria pro ii, dean, gibson, shaftesbury, yamaha, epiphone, gordon smith, memphis, guild, pete back, paul reed smith, schecter, takamine, tanglewood, tokai, vantage vox and westbury with prices ranging from upwards of £100. Aria (guitar company) the aria brand name was changed to aria pro ii in late 1975, though this has been used mostly, but not exclusively, for electric guitars. Vintage guitar serial numbers - aria aria pro ii serial numbers articles guitar gallery about us serial numbers began to be used at least for aria guitars, made by matsumoku, the serial number contains the year of manufacture in the first 2 digits.
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