Egypt Guitars 1984-1988
In the mid 1980s Jimmy was a business partner with Maurice Bellando in Egypt Guitars
Click to to visit Egypt Guitars dedicated website Egypt Guitars was started by Maurice Bellando and James Cannell in 1984. Recent graduates in product and furniture design from Glasgow School of Art, they had an idea to start a manufacturing business. They worked on designs and prototypes of instruments and with the help of some start up funding, established a small workshop unit on the upper floor of a building at Leyden Gardens in the Maryhill area of Glasgow. Over a short 2 year period they set up Egypt Guitars and manufactured a range of high quality, originally designed instruments with suitable Egyptian names.