Aria Pro II (Aria is pronounced are-ee-ah) was started in
1975 to create a high end line of guitars and basses produced initially in Japan
by Matsumoku. Nobuaki Hayashi (pseudonym H. Noble)
currently of Atlansia, was a designer at Aria Pro II and was responsible for the
design of the Aria Pro II SB-1000 Bass Guitar.
These SB-1000 basses have, "The Aria Pro II - DeSigned &
Approved by H. Noble Original Custom Body P.No. 555719 A Product of Matsumoku. 4
11 N.M." or "Specially Designed & Approved By ARIA Research & Development LAB.
Original Custom Body Pat. No. 555719"