NAMM 2022: This is ‘The 60th’ – Takamine’s stunning limited-edition celebration of its diamond anniversary

Takamine The 60th acoustic-electric
(Image credit: Takamine)

NAMM 2022: Takamine has announced the arrival of The 60th, a premium, hand-crafted acoustic-electric guitar that will be limited to a run of just 60 instruments, in celebration of the Japanese firm’s diamond anniversary.

As with the Takamine LTD2022 that we reported on in January, it recalls one of the firm’s earliest builds – one which saw a classical design repurposed into a steel string, single cutaway model supported by X-bracing.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.