Also provides links to enthusiasts' websites about individual makes. Good on serial numbers and other means of identifying models.A site for vintage guitar buffs run by Steve Russell, with plenty of photos of old Hofner guitars from the 50's and 60's, together with sections on Selmer, Watkins/WEM, Bird, Fenton-Weill, Grampion, Dallas, and Elpico Amps.

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The "F"-style M108SW mandolin has a solid spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides for warm sound and great projection.

This mandolin delivers excellent playability and well-rounded tones that you want for bluegrass, country, Celtic, rock, and more.

" data-medium-file="https://thenakedlistener.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/aria-lightning-zz-skelter.jpg? Aria Guitars Company is a Japanese guitar maker in Nagoya, founded in 1956 by Shiro Arai (who switched the letters of his name to make the brand name more pronounceable).

Aria makes the full range of electric and acoustic guitars, plus accessories, but concentrates on making lower-priced guitars like the electric bass (PHOTO).The instrument you have purchased was manufactured under carefully controlled conditions using the finest materials available.It was designed and built to give you years of satisfactory service.Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.AT THE TIME when I wrote this, it was to have been my last post as I headed off to hospital last week because of bronchitis. Oh, yes, a “medical leave of absence.” My own medical leave of absence has come to an end, so this is for all you guitar fans out there.Should a return be necessary, the unit should be sent freight prepaid and insured for value. This warranty applies only to the original owner and does not cover broken strings; damage caused by abuse, accident, negligence, or improper storage; rusting or corrosion; normal wear and tear; damage caused by exposure to the elements or damage caused by unauthorized repairs or modifications.