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Thread #72210   Message #1241356
Posted By: Amos
06-Aug-04 - 09:58 AM
Thread Name: Lignatone Czechoslovakian antique guitar
Subject: RE: Lignatone Czechoslovakian antique guitar
> So, let me make sure I understand this correctly...
> there were only 2 guitar companies in Czechoslovakia
> during communist rule, Drevokov in Blatna from 1955 to
> 1963 and then the big national CSHN in Krnov, Hradec
> Karlove, Horovice and other places from 1964 to 1989?
> Every other name (Resonet, Arco, Arioso, Grazioso,
> Neoton, Jolana, Lignatone, Tatra, Delicia, etc.)
> were just labels used by either Drevokov or CSHN,
> right?

A: yes. bingo.

> Also, Cremona Luby - they were around before 1955,
> making acoustic guitars. So were they a separate
> company or did they later become part of CSHN too?

From one hit searching for Lignatone guitars. Not a lot out there.