New Guitar Pics
1960s Dan Electros
That have come to haunt me from the 60s. These things just won't stay away!
Before the concept of "vintage" we would take Dan Electros and put them in a tuxedo.
We'd peel the tape, do a nice paint job and put some good appointments on.
The tele bridge and pickup I added in the late 60s. It was probably something
off a '64 tele.
Jun'ya (Jr.) LOVES this type
of early American stuff. In the infancy of electric guitar development,
Harmony and Kay came up with creations like these. Alot of old blues
was recorded on instruments of this type.
Gibson-manufactured Supro Guitar
Supro and National -- and many other companies -- didn't make their own bodies
in different periods. They'd contract with companies -- like Gibson -- to supply
the body, as in the classic on the right. The left classic is a unique 3/4 size
Gibson/Kalamazoo Epiphone from the mid-60s.
Subway-manufactured Acoustic Guitars
We got all these old Martin necks and bodies years ago that had miniscule,
microscopic cosmetic boo-boos -- or were just "research" pieces.
We assembled at least 140 of these instruments and sold them pretty cheap.
We did a good job -- Schaller gears, compensated bone saddle, and interesting
vintage finishes. Then a multi-national chain (that shall remain nameless) snivelled
to Martin for them to cut us off, mainly because we would sell a guitar like this
for about $600. This one I actually made for a boyhood buddy of mine -- Bobby Raylove.
After he had it for a few years, he realized he needed a D-28, rather than a
Subway 000-18. I'm selling this one for $700 with a hard case.
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