Sunday, 7 November 2010

1962 Welson bass
This vinyl-covered Italian beauty is a Welson bass from 1962. According to Fetish Guitars, "...the trade name Welson belonged to a Castelfidardo-based accordion making company founded by Orlando Quagliardi in 1921." They may seem somewhat eccentric nowadays, but the pushbutton pickup selection switches and the roller volume and tone controls and typical for Italian guitars of this period.

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