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In its own way, Yamaha has done its part to popularize the instrument.
In its own way, it has thus helped nurture the market for performance classical guitarists, for luthiers, etc.
In order to date my recently acquired Yamaha AES1500, i needed to wade through Yamaha’s documentation They have two links which i found handy One for Electric Guitars, Arch-tops and Basses and one for Acoustic and Classical Guitars…213=unit number; and that last letter is an internal code. (That first letter is an “oh” not a zero.) The first letter is the year; O=1998. The three numbers are the unit number; this started over each month at 500, so unit number 21. Yamaha Music Craft, Made in Japan, 1999: Letter-letter-###, like so: PM222. The first two letters are the year; Q=0 and I=2, so 2002. Custom Shop, Made in Japan, 1997-2003: Letter-letter-###, like so: NK333. As others have pointed out, Yamaha is one of a number of companies that have played such a role.I have done a good deal of digging to locate, on the Internet, the obscure and minimal information that is available on both the history of Yamaha's classical guitars (including their Grand Concert guitars), the specifications of their guitars, etc.