Sunday, 30 January 2011

Mystery guitar

guitarz.blogspot.com:

Hi Gavin,

Here's something for your erudite readers... what is this, and who made it?

This pic is a screen grab from "Salt and Pepper", a 1968 movie starring Sammy Davis Jr and Peter Lawford. Sammy visits a groovy London club and showboats his version of Hollywood groovyness.

Here's the scene from YouTube - the guitar closeup is around 1:36(ish).

AND, just for reading this far, check out THIS link!

All bests, and THANKS!

Colin Griffiths
Vancouver

Edit: Bertram has pointed out that it looks to be a Maton, and that we looked at the Maton Big Ben Bass over a year ago - you'll notice the similarities! - G L Wilson

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