Castilla guitars are basic instruments, probably one or two steps below Samick, the maker of most Korean guitars. That is to say, Samick used to be the world's largest guitar factory, though some Chines place may now hold that title, and Samick made the bulk of any Korea-branded guitars, from Epiphone down to who knows what?
What Are Castilla Guitars? Castilla guitars were economical guitars manufactured in China in the 1970s for C. Bruno & Sons, a musical instrument distribution company owned by KMC Music, Incorporated. Most of the Castilla guitars featured nylon strings and basic, no-frills designs manufactured with inexpensive materials.
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Ramon, Castilla seems to have been a popular inexpensive classical guitar in the 80's. I bought one for my 7 year old 15 years ago when she wanted to start playing...
A vintage Castilla guitar in natural finish, model CS-9S and circa 1970, marked with both “Castilla” and “Made in Korea”. A black chipboard case is included. from EBTH.com
Re: Chinese made Castilla CS-30 Posted by austin on Fri, 07/30/2004 - 13:08. mine is a cs-7s or cs-78 i cant read it very well, but its my dads, and it got pretty beat up while i was leaning to play on it, but i was looking at fixing it up.
Castilla – Electric and acoustic guitars. According to Unofficial Ventura Castilla may have been distributed by Kaman following their incorporation of the Ventura label.. From what I have seen on the web Castilla brand covers instruments made in Japan, Korea and China.
Thanks, Dan!! The guitarsite links were interesting. Those were about a China made acoustic Castilla. I looked at the label of mine more closely and it says "Made in Korea" at the bottom. Several of those who have Castillas that posted on that link also said theirs were made in Korea.
There are a lot of guitars falsely credited to Japanese manufacturers that were actually made in China and Korea. Responding to the market’s desire for lower priced instruments, Fender opened its own Japanese plant in 1982. The Japanese Fender guitars are not “lawsuit guitars.” But, they tend to be great, high-quality instruments.
Castilla guitars are common in China, where they originated in 1970s. ... Is Korean made guitar better than American made guitar? ... For example, a guitar made of inexpensive laminated wood would ...