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Supro English Electronics Tonemaster 1956 Pearloid

Used – Very Good
Local Pickup Only
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Exminster, United Kingdom
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1950s rare Supro guitar sold as an English Electronics Tonemaster. English was the name of an American instruments seller who had a deal with Supro at the time. Unique and still very playable early Supro (with a combination of classic Supro neck pickup for deep, rich tones paired with the earlier lapsteel pickup under the cover at the bridge). The action along the fretboard is reasonable - 3-3.5mm at the 12th fret. The guitar has been set up for slide by Mansons Guitars in Exeter. All original with the sought after pearloid finish that is 95+% in tact (see photo for small split) though I have had the tuners changed to Kluson Deluxe to save the originals. The originals tuners will be included in the sale. The logo on the headstock is very rare, displaying 'English Electronics Tonemaster' on a metallic plate. Fabulous, history laden guitar that needs a home with somebody who will play it more than I do as I am cutting down my collection. Very few in the UK. Will include a period case in used condition. Collection only for such a rare piece, though I am willing to meet on the road to hand over after payment if need be.

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Listed3 years ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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