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Old 07-19-2021, 12:44 PM
Steve DeRosa Steve DeRosa is offline
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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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Old 07-20-2021, 04:47 PM
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Looks like Fareed Haque has been playing one.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT9eonhqPtY
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Old 07-20-2021, 06:01 PM
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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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