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Here we see a futuristic jazz guitar design from 1958, the Astro Meister built in Nuremburg by Arthur Strohmer. Did you ever see an upper body horn as large as that? It's not so much a cutaway as an add-on! I can't help wondering if the Fender Stratocaster, launched in 1954 when it must have looked like something from Outer Space compared to other guitars, was an influence here.
The seller believes it may be a one-of-a-kind instrument, and is offering it for sale on eBay with a Buy It Now price of $3,950.
G L Wilson
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