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Old 11-10-2019, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by hamburg325 View Post
You can't be a Lexus and Toyota at the same time. Breedlove elected to go the mass-market Toyota route, hurting the value perceptions of their "Lexus" guitars.
While I do not know the history of Breedlove guitars, I do know Lexus is consistently shown to have the best retained value of automobile brands. It doe not appear that Lexus's re-sale value is hurt by their connection to Toyota.

As already noted, PRS, USA Made Electrics do not appear to be negatively impacted in the resale market by their offshore counterparts, however like others, I do not consider the re-sale value of a guitar when my ears and hands have decided on a purchase.
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