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Old 07-19-2021, 12:44 PM
Steve DeRosa Steve DeRosa is offline
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Originally Posted by jaymen View Post
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/ac_52G5_1220.html
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