Straight outta Osaka

Do you realize that Fernandes has been around since 1969? Truly—they started building flamenco guitars (!) in Japan over 40 years ago. This ad for the Fernandes Vertigo, from Guitar for the Practicing Musician, July 1998, features Prong’s Tommy Victor and Dave Silva of My Head, a band in the Suicidal Tendencies family tree.

Don’t bother calling that toll-free number for a catalog—it’s disconnected.