Stella Lap Steel Guitar with Horseshoe Pickup - Circa 1936

Pretty rare & hard to come by, this was the 1st one we’d had opportunity to play. I bought it because I was so impressed with how well this pickup performs. I’m not surprised to find it has exemplary sound & tone. Clean, clear and great sustain with the amp set that way, but indefinite sustain & harmonics when overdriven. I even got great harmonic, easily controlled feedback when I set up for it. This baby exemplifies why I like horseshoe pups so much. We generally prefer Horseshoe Pickups or at least string through p’ups. These are designed for a strong magnetic field that surrounds the strings; that counters a directional pull that dampens vibration & it allows for increased sustain.

This guitar is in good shape with the only notable issue being authentic relic character-adding dings that show in the photos. The case is also in good condition.

*Please see our other listings and store for many other Vintage (Lap Steel) Guitars and Amplifiers. We've been in this business for over 50 years & currently have Alamos, Audio Vox, Bronsons, Dickersons, Dobros, English, Epiphones, Fenders, Gibsons, Harlin Bros, Harmonys, Kays, Maestros, Magnatones, McKinney, Nationals, Oahus, Rickenbachers, Sho Bud, Silvertones, Supertones, Supros, Vegas, and White Lap Steels as well as several others. We've been in the guitar business for over 50 years. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments*

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Listed5 years ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.Learn more
  • Lap Steel Guitar with Horseshoe Pickup
  • 1936
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  • United States

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