Updates

2017-12-15 – Someone just bought an old V-102!!. (Coming back with more information later.)
2017-12-14 – Added two videos from YouTube with the FV-575 in action.
2017-12-13 – Someone sent the right picture of X-33B. Thank you.
2017-12-11 – I put in a “new” bass on my list. 33B-X. More infomation later.
2017-12-06 – There’s a group on Facebook called “Vantage guitars kick ass!” and now and then a rare model is mentioned. I found some pics of the 99B-XHD-GX. Take a look, and thank you guys!!
2017-12-04 – VS-690: I had to correct some wrong information about this guitar. I’m sorry about that.
2017-12-03 – VP-790: I had to correct some wrong information about this guitar. I’m sorry about that.
2017-12-02 – Added a video from YouTube with the VA-900 in action.
2017-12-01 – Added two videos from YouTube with the VE-565 in action.
2017-11-30 – Updated the VA-10-LT.
2017-11-29 – Found an old review of the VA-800. (Don’t know witch
magazine or year)
2017-11-28 – Added more pictures of the VW-100.
2017-11-27 – Made a new site for the VA-50-LCET. Thanks to Daniel for the pictures
2017-11-27 – Added a video from YouTube with the VA-40-LT in action.
2017-11-22 – Got some nice pictures of the VLP-550 from a David. Thanks a lot.
2017-11-13 – Got some nice pictures of the VA-800 (24 frets) from a Michael. Thanks a lot.
2017-11-07 – Got a picture of the VA-900B-FL from a guy called Alex. Thanks and sorry it took 1 1/2 years before I published it.
2017-11-06 – Added som pictures for the VA-900B Thanks for the ‘headsup’, Alex!!
2017-11-05 – Got an email form a guy who has a VC-100, and he sendt me some pictures.
Thanks you, Pascal!!
2017-11-01 – Added a review of the VA-900
2017-11-01 – Updated my list over ads, books and catalogs.
2017-10-31 – Added pictures of the VA-12-LT
2017-10-31 – Added pictures of the VLP-530
2017-10-30 – Added more pictures of the VA-810 sendt to me by mail. Thanks again Roger!!
2017-10-23 – I saw this model for sale on ebay.com a couple of years ago Vantage Z1B ???, and I’ve been trying to found out more about it. But with no luck at all. Anyone who knows something??
2017-10-23 – Added more pictures of the VE-550.
2017-10-23 – Added more pictures of the VP-790.
2017-10-22 – Added a picture of the VA-810 sendt to me by mail. Thanks Roger!!
2017-10-10 – Found some more information about Vantage production in Korea and filles it in in the Timeline of Vantage.
2017-10-10 – Here’s another story about Matsumoku told by Frank Meyer in his book “History of Japanese guitars”
2017-10-09 – I updated the information about Matsumoku witch I got from wikipedia.com.
2017-10-08 – Added even more pictures of the beautiful VSH-455 sendt to me by mail. Thanks again Pascal!!
2017-10-02 – Added more pictures of the VSH-455 sendt to me by mail. Thanks Pascal!!
2017-09-27 – Found a X-33B on a webshop in the USA. Welcome in to the family!!
2017-09-11 – Going thru my emails and I found a letter saying: “Hey… I have an interesting bass you may wish to add photos of. Courtesy of Ed Lauzon (Ottawa, Canada).” Take a good look of what he sendt me. He calls it the 99B-XHL-GX. Thanks again!!
2017-06-11 – Added more pictures of the 77-TD X.
2017-06-01 – Added more pictures of the VLP-540.
2017-05-28 – Just came over a SG-copy. Don’t know much about it yet. If you do, let me know.
2017-05-01 – Some one sendt me some pictures of a “new” model: VA-28. Thanks!!
2017-04-24 – Added more pictures of the VP-795 and the X-33.
2017-04-17 – Added more pictures of the VP-825.
2017-04-02 – Found some wonderfull pictures of the mysterious VT-60 (as we like call it) on ebay. It’s a Peavey T-60 copy with the Vantage-logo on.
2017-03-22 – Added more pictures of the 33-T.
2017-02-25 – Two more “new” models were spotted on the web. We welcome them into the Family: X-99B and VA-17-LT.
2017-02-20 – Sometime you find a “new” model on the web, but it look so similar to on e of the other guitars. So is the case of 33-T. It looks like a 33-TD-X. But thanks to the sticker, we know it’s a never before heard of 33-T.
2017-02-15 – Added more pictures of the CL-25E and updated specs, and specs on the CL-15-LT.
2017-02-13 – Someone sent me pictures of a CL-25E. Never heard of that model. Thanks Mr.J!!
2017-02-08 – Added more information of the AV-325B
2017-02-07 – Added more information of the X-88B
2017-02-01 – Added more pictures of the VS-695-12 that I received by email. Thanks.
2017-01-22 – Added more pictures of the Invader II and a grey VP-750
2017-01-18 – Added the plugin “FooBox Image Lightbox” to this site. Hope you like it.
2017-01-11 – Quest ‘Manhattan’-series is back: M-3, M-3X, M-3Z, M-3B and M-3BZ.
And the Quest ‘Classic’-series: QS-3, QS-3T and Q-B.
Last but not least: Quest ‘Mini Travel’-series Guitar and Bass.

And after 1,5 month I’ve completed the transformation from html-writing to WordPress.

2017-01-09 – Atak 1, Atak 2, Atak 5 and Atak 6 …and all the models between. Just take a look at the ‘Gallery’
2017-01-08 – VW-90, VW-160, VW-170, VW-175, VW-190, VW-195, VW-250, VA-40CET, X-33, X-35, X-77, X-77T, X-77B, X-88, X-88B, X-99 and X-99B-FL
2017-01-07 – What is the connection between Vantage and Quest? Read all about it here: Quest by Vantage
2017-01-04 – VSH-435, VSH-445 and VSH-455.
2017-01-02 – VS-600B-FL, VS-600R, VS-600RB, VS-650, VS-650B, VS-695, VS-695-12, VS-695B, VS-696, VS-696-12 and VS-696B
2017-01-01 – VP-830B
2016-12-29 – VP-820, VP-820B, VP-825 and VP-825B
2016-12-28 – VP-710B, VP-790, VP-795 and VP-795B
2016-12-27 – The ‘VN’-series is back online.(No specs yet, but some pics there)
2016-12-26 – VE-545, VE-550, VE-565 and VE-570
2016-12-25 – Got a lot of models back online again, but not with all the specs. Still working on it. Just take a look at the ‘Gallery’
2016-12-24 – 33B-XF and 38-TD-X
2016-12-22- 315, LTD (VLP-style), VE-450 and VE-470
2016-12-19 – 33-TD, 33-TD-X, VA-900B, VA-900B-FL and VA-912
2016-12-18 – ‘FV-575’, ‘FV-588’, ‘FV-575B’, VA-900, ‘Invader-I’, ‘Invader-II’, ‘Invader V T’ and ‘Invader V TD’
2016-12-17 – ‘AV-325’, ‘AV-330’ and ‘AV-330MX’
2016-12-16 – Helped some old loose links to find home…
2016-12-14 – ‘VW-100’, ‘VW-150’ and ‘VW-180’
2016-12-12 – ‘VS-600B’, ‘VP-700B’, ‘VC-100’, ‘VC-120’ and ‘VC-150’
2016-12-11 – ‘VS-600’, ‘VLP-500’, ‘VLP-510’, ‘VLP-540’, ‘VLP-550’, ‘VP-700’ and ‘VP-750’.
2016-12-07 – ‘600VS’ and ‘700VP’.
2016-12-06 – The page with a list of ‘Vantage NOT-MIJ (Made in Japan)’ is back again..
2016-12-05 – ‘800VA’, ‘VA-800’, ‘VA-800 (24 frets)’ and ‘VA-810’.
2016-12-05 – ‘Tech Sheet’ found.
2016-12-05 – ‘AV-315’.
2016-12-05 – ‘AV-310’.
2016-12-05 – ‘V-100’.
2016-12-02 – I have to tell you where my ‘Sources’ comes from.
2016-12-01 – Added a new page ‘Catalogs and flyers’.
2016-11-29 – ‘Headpiece’ is back.
2016-11-29 – Site as ‘The History of Matsumoku’, ‘Timeline of the models’, ‘The Vantage Timeframe’ and ‘The Models Specification’ are back on. (But not the guitarmodels).
2016-11-28 – Added a Guestbook.
2016-11-27 – Started the work on the ‘new’ website. Now with the help of WordPress. All the old stuff is gone.