"You have been told correctly that your serial number would put it at 1966. These guitars also had Brazilian board and bridge. I have the equivalent Goya guitar, from 1958, before they started putting the position dots on the bass side of…"
"Hi Andrew, Yes the neck was completely removed. I can't see any shim under the fretboard extension, but it frets accurately with no buzzing up to the last fret. there is no break in the binding between the neck and the…"
"I have had a neck re-set on a Goya M-26. The quote was pretty high, but I really wanted it done. When I went to pick it up, the luthier said that the bolt on neck made it an easy job and charged me half of what he'd quoted when he…"
"I was watching TV and fooling with the uke a couple of nights ago. I played a simple C chord and did a little finger style pattern and realised that I had just played the opening to Pete Seeger's Living In The Country. I have played…"
"Here is the Goya M-28 from ebay. The serial # dates it at 1958. It also has a stripe down the neck and dots on the bridge that my M-26 does not have. It looks like the tuners have been upgraded as well.
"I played with my friend Ted ( He and I are co-founders of the Maple Leaf Champions Jug Band.) at a charity open house on Saturday and, a couple of minutes ago saw this photo posted on Facebook. I am playing my 1958 Goya M-26. Ted just…"
"I believe the D42s and 45s with hexagon pearl markers have a blank first fret if it's a 42 and a marker on one if it's a 45. I'm not sure if this is true of the snowflake marker 42s and 45s. Maybe it's a Custom…"
"David is right about them being undervalued in North America. I bought my first M26 in 1960. It was $75 used. I bought my second 1958 M26 10 or 12 years ago and it was $375. What a deal even 12 years ago...a solid wood guitar…"