Concord H-III


Matsumoku 1983


First appeared in the 1983 catalogue, this model was replaced in 1983 by the Spectrum III


  • solid Alder body
  • one piece Maple neck and fingerboard
  • bone nut.
  • 25.5 inch scale
  • 21 frets
  • H/S/H pickups (Hammer I/Super II/Hammer I)
  • controls—master volume, two tone, 3 way coil tap (Neck and bridge pickups)
  • mix sound switch for mid pickup
New Jan’2012:
Pictures courtesy of forum supporter Don via member Corsair (Click for full image) :



This is an “oddball” model, likely a transitional version towards the Spectrum which it was soon to become. The lines are unmistakably Westone but there are interesting “Electra” hangovers in the mix, particularly the switch plate cover. If you have more information or pictures we would welcome them at the Forum!

See also the 1983 catalogue for more pictures of the way this model changed to the more familiar Concord design