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Features one channel and two inputs; volume, bright, treble, treble expander, bass, bass expander, bright switch, deep switch, stand-by switch, pilot light for stand-by and operate. This amp was built to play larger halls and outdoor concerts. The lack of reverb was not a big issue as most live performances had acoustics full of reverberation halls, arenas. Peter Traynor built these things to stand up to road abuse, unlike a lot of vintage stuff. It sounds great with either bass and guitar, providing a clean and loud tone. Works great in large club settings. Front panel has two input jacks, controls for treble boost, volume, treble expander, treble, bass expander, bass, presence, and bass boost. There is also a standby switch and corresponding green and red pilot lights. There are no effects in this head, but stomp boxes work just fine. The front of the amp is wrapped in a Fender-style silver-face cloth [

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Of course, music has always been an international art form that connects people around the world. Avi Goldfinger, a guitarist and singer-songwriter, is the third partner. Conducting meticulous studies of heritage guitars dating back to the s through s, they are striving to gain insights into the formula that has established these instruments as timeless classics. The conclusion they arrived at was perfectly clear: Make everything that you can – including the glue – yourself and use only the finest resonant tone wood.

Identifying Gibson instruments by serial number is tricky at best and downright impossible in some cases. utilizes an impressed eight digit numbering scheme that covers both serializing and dating functions. The pattern is as follows: YDDDYPPP YY is the production year (like the ES, ES, JE, etc.) which do not feature a paper.

SN SN I own a Curta II in a plastic case, serial , with instruction leaflet and a copy of the yellow computations manual. This is in excellent used condition. Bought from Bryan Halladay in England and was used in rallying. I am learning to use it competently in historic rallying of my MGB Roadster. I am interested in trading for a mint Curta I or Curta II in a metal case that is complete with all literature and box. Also I would like to obtain a lether rally case as well. I am looking also for a complete Curta I in box with case, all original literature.

I have located a"Curta cup” which attatches the Curta to a clipboard for rallying.

1950 Gibson L-7 P Premiere Cutaway Archtop (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The first model GA-5 Les Paul was introduced in Ciruit wise this amp is an almost identical copy of the Fender Champ 5C1 circuit. It was fitted with a Jensen 10" field coil speaker.

Nov 16,  · Re: Help dating an ES The logo puts it at no older than ’47, and the knobs look like barrel knobs with no numbers, which (if original to the guitar) makes it no newer than ‘ I got all this info from Duchossoir’s"Gibson Electrics – The Classic Years”, if anybody wonders.

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The potentiometers of electric Hofners can be used to date instruments from about onwards. Prior to that time, Hofner used solid shaft pots with cylindrical metal bodies, the ends of which comprise composite material out of which lugs protrude. These have resistance values indicated typically at k, but no date codes. Hofner started using"Preh” branded pots with cast bodies in about , capped with square composite ends out of which lugs protrude.

dating gibson guitars by reference of serial numbers Gibson has used various methods of numbering from , so it is not simply based on the serial number to identify the year of manufacture.. From to , Gibson instruments have a serial number or a FON (Factory Order Number) or both.

I too have a J. Watson and Co guitar that was my late fathers. He bought it in Its a beautiful guitar with Pearl inlay also. The inside label says: WD T – B: Its similar to yours. I have recently started playing it and its has a beautiful sound.

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Dating a gibson es by serial number By admin on Of the different guitars Harmony made, and a transformer I’ve added myself as I now live in Ireland where the voltage is as opposed to

All models made during WW2. The post-war logo has the “G” and the “N” with a tail that drops below the other letters. Dot on “i” connected to “G”: Dot on “i” free from “G”: Gibson always used nitrocellulose lacquer for all instruments from to present. Some other special order custom colors were available. Prior to , Gibson used mostly spirit varnish.

This is very similar to Behlen’s Violin Varnish still available today. This spirit varnish produces a eggshell crazing patina. Around is when Gibson started experimenting with Nitrocellulose laquer, and by all models were using lacquer. In the lacquer experimentation process began on less expensive models like the opaque white top A3, L3, and Sheraton Brown “A” models. Note that all staining was done with water based aniline dyes directly on the wood. As for binding, all bindings were scraped clean of varnish and stain at the end of the finishing process.

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Thom may have sold it to buy one of his other guitars, or he may have the insturment locked up someplace in his house to this day. This may be a second Ibanez, or Thom may have painted the guitar black. It also looks like Thom drew on the pick guard.

in Gibson changed the serial number pattern and in went from white labels to orange labels. Since all the instruments using this serial number pattern were acoustic or semi-hollow the labels were located inside the instrument body.

I had a chat with an old guy who was looking at the instrument,a Maya N45J,and managed to discover a bit more about it. He,a Stentor rep,had hand-picked the round-shouldered tobacco sunburst mahogany-bodied jumbo for his daughter who then couldn’t get on with steel strings. A nice surprise came in the shape of a black tolex-covered hard case with interior blue velvety guitar cover. They sent a review done by luthier Stephen Delft who,although the jumbo looks akin to a Gibson J45 with an elongated J50 pickguard,thought of it with its Sound-wise re the top five strings one could close one’s eyes and imagine one was listening to Phil Ochs’ Gibson with a lovely rich bell-like chime up to and including the fretboard’s dusty area.

The bottom E guitar overbuilt? My ex-wife had the guitar for several years though the neck was a tad clubby and her hands were small. After an acrimonious parting she thankfully phew! Once my youngest nephew saw the perfect finish on its solid spruce top solid sides? As Gibson unlike the UK distributors were gracious re the replacement of a faulty moustache-bridge J at the time,I gave my nephew the guitar.

All of his previous talk about wanting the ‘King of the Flattops’ ceased completely to be replaced by a continuing respect for the ‘Killer from Kobe’.

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If you’re not familiar with my site, it’s simple, and you’ll love it or hate it: It’s not a fancy site but it remains unchanged since ’98 and I firmly believe, “if it ain’t broke – don’t fix it. Just click on any underlined text and it should open a picture; if you move your cursor over the pic and there’s a magnifying glass displayed instead of your cursor, click the pic and it will expand it to larger size.

Batch number V dates it to The ES ‘s were near the bottom of the price list for Gibson archtops of this era, but that only means minimal cosmetics appointments as it was built by the same craftsmen who built their fancier models.

Gibson Serial Number Identification and Dating. GIBSON SERIALIZATION. Identifying Gibson instruments by serial number is tricky at best and downright impossible in some cases. on Gibson’s lower grade models (like the ES, ES, JE, etc.) which do not feature a paper label.

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Thus, guitars were blessed with the Midas touch, veritable gold mines guaranteed to swell the bottom line as large corporations sought to diversify. The resulting gold rush yielded a number of strange bedfellows, with many guitar companies owned by conglomerates that may or may not have a clue about making and marketing guitars. Most came down on the latter side: Even new guitar importing companies were fueled by money from elsewhere: Teisco del Rey came from photographic supplies.

Gibson guitars usually have a FON (Factory Order Number), a serial number, or both (but sometimes neither!) Various serial number systems were used by Gibson, and often the same serial number could be used in the s, s, and s.

June 24, May 18, sketch of Earl Collins, artist unknown Earl Collins was a native of eastern Kansas who was inspired to learn the banjo by two musical brothers who lived nearby. While the exact purchase date is unknown, Mr. Collins definitely had the banjo by February 27, when he noted in his diary, “Played dance at Jerome. The friends and bandmates posed for a photograph with their new instruments: March found the Reno Racketeers again appearing at a local theater, this time along with the movie “45 Fathers” starring Jane Withers.

Earl Collins also performed in the late s with the Yakima Sage Riders, billed as ” a cowboy band that plays modern swing rhythm as well as your favorite old tunes”: One Yakima Sage Riders engagement was obviously ill-fated; the same July newspaper that ran an ad for the band’s upcoming appearance at the Pine Cone Inn in the Altamont area of Klamath Falls, Oregon also featured a news story about the destruction of the Pine Cone Inn by a fire.

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In general, higher model numbers meant more binding and ornament. Higher numbers also meant more money. No binding, no inlay and no decoration. It was available with a brown finish and came as a snakehead or paddle headstock. A also known as the A- 0 Brown or black finish, some binding only on the top and in the soundhole with one ring around the soundhole. Gretsch ‘s hardshell case original!

Gibson Serial Numbers What a serial number can and can’t tell you about your Gibson. Another resource for IDing and dating guitars is Gibson’s computer database, which catalogues scores of serial numbers from on through the present. For more information on Gibson’s serial numbers, refer to our online guide here.

Detailed specifications, measurement instructions, and installation guides are included below. We are happy to build special order items like custom pickguards or pickups to your specifications, but these items are not returnable. If in doubt, please ask before ordering. Pickups We have a variety of pickups, both new and vintage, magnetic and piezoelectric, specifically designed to provide faithful amplification of the acoustic archtop guitar.

All are easily removable, and designed so as not to interfere with the acoustic tone or the original condition of the instrument. Exclusive- Archtop pickup wiring and installation manual. Free with all pickup or wiring kit orders. Please measure string spacing of your instrument carefully before ordering. Click here for measurement instructions. We cannot accept returns for any item that have been mounted or soldered in any way.

Kent Armstrong Handmades We believe these to be the finest jazz guitar pickups obtainable. All Armstrong pickups are fabricated with genuine Alnico V magnets for superior vintage style performance. Please note that all these pickups are individually handwound in Kent’s Vermont workshop, and should not be confused with the mass-produced models sold elsewhere under the Armstrong name.

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