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Greco PB500 Mercury Bass (1979)

  • 34" scale length
  • Maple fingerboard w/ maple neck
  • Made in Japan in 1979

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Kanda Shokai was established in 1948 and the Greco brand name was started in 1960.[1][2][unreliable source?] [3][4] It was not until 1966/1967 that Kanda Shokai began marketing Greco Telecaster-like models.[clarification needed] Originally, Kanda Shokai used the 'Greco' brand name for the solid body models and used the 'Canda' brand name for its Acoustic models, baseing this on the company name Kanda (Canda). In the mid/late 1960s, Kanda Shokai also exported some Greco branded guitars based on Hagström and EKO designs for Avnet/Goya in the USA.[citation needed] These guitars were made by the FujiGen and Matsumoku (and possibly Teisco[citation needed]) guitar factories and were very similar to the late 1960s Ibanez guitars based on Hagström and EKO designs. Kanda Shokai also marketed a few original designs in the late 60s including the Greco Semi-hollow "Shrike" guitars which were imported and marketed first by Goya and later by Kustom. The "Shrike" model was unusual in that it had a pair of weird boomerang "L" shaped pickups. These "Boomerang" shaped pickups predate the Gibson Flying V2 "Boomerang" shaped pickups by over 10 years.

Fonte: Wikipedia