The company that started importing these quality copy guitars was Elger Guitars.
The founder of Elger Guitars, Harry Rosenbloom, was the first American to import Japanese made guitars.
Here's an overview of the best known "lawsuit guitar companies": In the past, these original copy guitars from Asia were much more difficult to find.
There are still gems to be found, but be warned and do your research!
Today I am posting about one of my all time favorite guitars, it’s a Fernandes Super Grade Goldtop.
Warning: At the bottom of this page is a listing of current Ebay auctions that claim to sell lawsuit guitars.
There are still gems to be found and a lot of these auctions are genuine, but some of the lawsuit guitars found on Ebay are not lawsuit guitars at all.
you can’t get them here because they’re illegal.” Mc Kagan contends that his Burnys achieve his sound better than any other guitar. It all started with a few threads posted on guitar forums, including one on rickresource.com, an outstanding forum and the place to go for all things Rickenbacker.