Help Re-Discover Teisco



Past Company Owners / Employees and or Family and Friends


If you worked or know some one who worked at the following companies we would love to be able to get in touch with them and have a chat about their experiences in the guitar industry during this time;


       Buegeleisen and Jacobson Inc. (Only 1962-1963 in the guitar section)

       Lafayette Radio Electronics (Only 1960 to 1967 in the guitar section)

       U.S. Musical Merchandise Corporation of New York.

       Weiss Musical Instruments (W.M.I.)

       Aldnes (1968 to 1973 in the guitar section)

       Sears Roebuck and Co. (1964 to 1973 in the guitars section relating to the Silvertone brand)

       Bennett Brother, Inc. (1965 to 1970 in the guitar section)

       Gar-Zim Musical Instrument Corporation, Brooklyn, New York, USA

       Employees of Teisco in Japan.

       Founding Members of the company Fistman in Japan.

       Founding Members of the company Idol in Japan.

       Employees of Kawai during 1965 to 1975 in Japan.


Any information on the following people or can put us in contact with them or family or friends that knew them and can tell us a bit more about there life stories;


       Mr. Atswo Kaneko (Founding Member of Teisco)

       Mr. Doryu Matsuda born in 1921 (Founding member of Teisco)

       Sid Weiss (Weiss Musical Instruments)

       Family members of Anthony George (Saint George)

       Bill Barnet (Westheimer Sales)

       Mr. Hiroyuki Noguchi of Japan's Rittor Music


As we donít speak or read Japanese, we would be looking for some one that has good translation skills to assist in the correspondence with the people in Japan, so their stories can be told.


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