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product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • classical guitars


Carlos was a  brand used on Korean made acoustic and classical guitars in the 1970s to 1980s.  Carlos guitars were distributed by Coast Wholesale Music Company (C. Bruno and Son Inc.).


Carlos Guitars

Carlos guitars were made in Korea, not Japan. I had a 12 string and still have an excellent condition 250M.

Carlos Guitars

Thanks Wes - you're right - all the labels I've checked so far say "Quality Product of Korea".

Carlos Model 249C Single cutaway w/ EQ

I cant find anything at all on this "C" model. Carlos 249c single cutaway. All mahogany. Made in Korea.