Welcome to my trubutesite to the Canadian guitar brand: Vantage – made in Japan by Matsumoku for Jam Industries Ltd, Montreal/Canada.
I can not take credit for the information on this site. I’m just a collector of Vantage Guitar – information.
I must say thanks to all the wonderful people on these sites who have shared their information and photos with us here on the Internet:
|WEBLINKS||KIND OF INFORMATION|
|matsumoku.org||my main source and where this idea came from. Many great guitar enthusiasts online here.|
|westoneguitars.no||Matsumoku produced a lot of awesome guitars and guitarpart to many other brands. You can say Westone and Vantage guitars have some common factoryhistory.
This page is worth a visit!!
|ebay||where you can buy and sell almost anything.|
|Vantage facebook-groupe||a group on facebook for all the Vantage-lovers out there to join.|
|gutar-museum.com||is a free webspace, were you can use it to find photos, description or the price of a guitar.|
|google.com||if it is on the internet, you’ll find it with Google.|
|finn.no||a norwegian website for buying and selling stuff.|
|eldigas.com||a forum for “El Degas replica instruments”.|
|dba.dk||a Danish website for buying and selling stuff.|
|guloggratis.no||a Danish website for buying and selling stuff.|
|samick.wikia.com/wiki/Vantage||The History of Vantage as a part of Samick|
|audiofanzine.com||a French page for musicmakers of all shapes and minds.|
|vintaxe.com||a website with guitar-stuff|
|lauritz.com||a Danish auctionwebsite|
Most gathered by using google.com.
There are written a hole bunch of books and magazine articles about guitars. I found something about Vantage MIJ in these books and magazines:
“History of Japanese electric Guitars” by Frank Meyers – ISBN 987-1-57424-315-4
“Guitar Stories Volume 1” by Michael Wright – ISBN 9781884883033
I’ll also found ads and catalogs with information about Vantage.
Johan Arne Andersen – Norway
|Special thanks to these people for their help and contribution:|
Dave from Everking The Band
Nelson Luiz Christianini
|Ed Lauzon (Ottawa, Canada)
Pāvels (Daugavpils, Latvia)
Viacheslav “Slava” Lozovoy
|A warm thanks to these people for their donation:|
If you have any information that may help to extend this ‘Vantage Guitars’ website, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or even better: If you got something solid you want to send to me the old fashion way:
– soft bag
– some pictures
– maybe you got some Vantage-guitar-parts leftover
– a hole guitar you want to donate!!
Then use this address:
Johan Arne Andersen
If you really, really want to, you can make a donation by ‘PayPal’ to help run this site, provide more information about the Vantage MIJ Guitars. Any amount counts, thank you.