Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Univox archtop - those of a nervous disposition may want to look away


Here we have a nice example of a 1970s Univox archtop guitar...

...which was sadly reduced to this pile of rubble. What happened? Did someone trash it on stage in a Townshend-esque moment of passion?

No. It was allegedly destroyed by airline baggage handlers during transit, apparently despite being double-boxed. They couldn't have made a better demolition job if they had tried.

The moral is, I suppose, make sure you package your guitars ultra-securely if they ever have to by shipped airfreight. And seriously consider insurance.

Via db Twang.

G L Wilson

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