Takamine Unveils Limited-Edition LTD2022

New for 2022, and in conjunction with their 60th anniversary, Takamine debuts the LTD2022.


The Takamine LTD2022 draws design inspiration from the early days of Takamine history, based on a model that adapted a classical body to an x-braced concert steel string with a cutaway, with koa back and sides. It was one of the guitars that helped Takamine first gain recognition as a steel-string acoustic guitar manufacturer. The LTD2022 uses this design as a starting point, featuring a stunning figured spruce top and gorgeous figured koa on its back and sides.

A brand new CTF-2N preamplifier comes with the LTD2022. This FET preamp revives the warm, dynamic sound of Takamine’s early FET preamp model, affectionately known as the “Brownie”. The CTF-2N has that legendary sound, while adding the modern functions of a chromatic tuner and a versatile notch filter. To honor the landmark 60th anniversary of the company, the LTD2022 features a diamond-shaped inlay on the 12th fret. The guitar is also adorned with abalone purfling and matching rosette. The position markers feature a colorful abalone circle-within-a circle motif.

The Takamine LTD2022 is designed for both serious players and instrument collectors alike, and will be available through select Takamine dealers in the USA. More information on the LTD2022 is available at www.esptakamine.com.

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