Rickenbacker	Model 59 Lap Steel 1938 - 1943

Rickenbacker Model 59 Lap Steel 1938 - 1943

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Overview

The Rickenbacker Model 59 underwent a minor change in its second year of production, adding a second control knob which quickly moved from the opposite side of the volume control to the same side. The later Shaded Gray instruments are difficult to distinguish from the later "NS" model, but can be easily identified by confirming that the width of the pickup magnet is 1 1/2".

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Model 59 Lap Steel
Finish
  • Black
  • Ivory
  • Shaded Gray
Year
  • 1938 - 1943
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Pickup Configuration
  • S
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

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