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Steve DeRosa 07-19-2021 12:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jaymen (Post 6767655)
Saw the newer Strombergs, very nice. Interesting to see the new models (thinline). I was unaware that Stromberg ever made these back in their heyday...

They didn't per se, but they did produce a few short-scale G-5 cutaways that would, at the urging of guitarists Billy Byrd and Hank Garland, form the basis for the iconic Gibson Byrdland - here's an example:

https://www.archtop.com/PageMill_Res...%204/52G5_.jpghttps://www.archtop.com/PageMill_Res...04/52G5_cs.jpg

https://www.archtop.com/ac_52G5_1220.html

Charlie Ayers 07-20-2021 04:47 PM

Looks like Fareed Haque has been playing one.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT9eonhqPtY

Steve DeRosa 07-20-2021 06:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Charlie Ayers (Post 6768615)
Looks like Fareed Haque has been playing one....

That's one of the Korean versions from about 10 years ago - but for the headstock and tailpiece (and the elevated price tag) it could be an Epiphone Joe Pass or Swinger...


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