About Our Brands
At 440 Distribution, we work with high-quality, world-renowned guitar brands.
We are proud to represent Canada's Godin Guitar Company. Formed in 1970 by Robert Godin and still family-owned, they are now the largest guitar maker in North America with around 200,00 instruments made each year in Quebec, Canada. Their brands include Godin, Godin Multiac, Seagull, Art & Lutherie, Simon & Patrick, LaPatrie and Norman guitars.
Cort are the largest manufacturers of Guitars and Basses in the world: they are the "Brand behind the Brands", making guitars for pretty much every Guitar company across the globe. With over half a century of experience in the industry, the Korean-based company pride themselves on striving for perfection, constantly investing in research and development to produce high quality guitars at an affordable price point. In recent years, Cort have created signature models in collaboration with Matt Bellamy (Muse) and Gene Simmons (Kiss) and continue to work with Artists worldwide to create new products that push the evolution of the instrument in the modern era, such as the 7 & 8 string multi scale KX series.
Fishman Transducers Inc, have been at the forefront of instrument pick up design for over 40 years. Larry Fishman's innovations have lead to over 40 Patents in every facet of music making and this innovation is summed in their statement- Fishman is Inspired Performance Technology.
Duesenberg Guitars were founded by Dieter Gölsdorf in 1995, in Hannover, Germany. They now have around 30 employees. Modern manufacturing techniques like the newest technology in CNC milling machine and the Plek fret dressing machine result in Duesenberg being a synonym around the world for best quality and workmanship. No wonder Duesenberg artists include the likes of Mike Campbell, Joe Walsh & Billy Gibbons.
DSL straps are made in Australia. They source the finest Australian garment leather for their straps and each one is made by hand in their workshop in Sydney.
Souldier straps are made in Chicago and are the coolest straps in the world. Original fabrics are used to create authentic 60's and 70's styles used by Jeff Tweedy, Johnny Marr and Gary Clark Jr.
Larrivée are a guitar maker based in Oxnard, California, with a primary goal of putting high-end guitars in the hands of everyday musicians. The combination of the finest all-solid tonewoods, the craftsmanship of founder Jean Larrivée and their ornate design options give Larrivée Guitars their signature style and sound.
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