Archtop Bass Guitar Manufacture Ukulele
Hoshino (USA) Inc.
1726 Winchester Rd.
Bensalem, PA, 19020
from the Ibanez web site
Ibanez pretty much begins almost 30 years ago, when Hoshino opened an office near Philadelphia, PA for more efficiently distributing Ibanez guitars to the United States. Most of those guitars were Ibanez´ famous high quality (but very inexpensive) copies of just about everything–you name it, we probably made a version of it. At that time many American instruments were going through an unfortunate period of increasing prices with decreasing quality, and these copies hit a ready market.
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