Oscar Schmidt stringed instrumets have been around since 1871, and makes a wide varitey of musical instruments. At one time, Oscar Schmidt opeated five musical instrument factories in Europe and one in New Jersey. Today, Oscar Schmidt instruments are made primarilay in the Orient by skilled craftsment, then shipped to the United States. They are made with premium tone woods and expertly fitted by trained luthiers, in state of the art production facilities with strict quality control. Oscar Schmit stringed instrument are thoroughly inspected again upon arrival in the US to ensure fit and finish, string aciton, and every detail of assembly meets the high standards of the company.
The Oscar Schmidt company participates in the Free Guitars For Future Stars program, that provides quality guitars at no cost to deserving young guitarists.