Guitar - General/Regent guitar


Ray wrote at 2013-05-30 04:09:12
Actually Regent guitars were not just beginner guitars but spanned the lower to mid range and created some incredable instruments.  Regent guitars are Guyatone guitars that were renamed for distribution in Canada. Guyatone guitars ere made in the same factory as Ibanez eventually were merged into the Ibanez company.  These guitars are becoming more and more collectable as time goes on, specifically the electrics.

Glenda Van Horne wrote at 2013-07-13 15:03:15
I have a Regent acoustic with the same label. Model P55. My Dad handed it down to me. He acquired it in the 60's and in Canada. I used to love playing that guitar. Handed it down to my nephew and found it one day in sisters attic with a 50 cent garage sale sticker on it. Pretty beat up. Flew it back to Florida with me and am trying to restore it. Can't find a replacement for one tuning peg.  

Glenda Van Horne wrote at 2013-07-13 15:05:41
ps, funny you mentioned Ibanez because I know have my deceased Fathers Ibanez 12 string he purchased in Canada.

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