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Hofner acoustic case handle

Hi,
I'm trying to locate replacement handle parts for this Hofner case. It looks to be 3.75" inches between the clasps. I can send pics if anyone could possibly help me.

-thanks,
John

old German guitar

Hello, does anyone have any information about Acoustic guitar made in West Germany (GDR)
name Harmonie, years 60-70
Style "Manouche"
a
Any info would be much help, thank you.

Roger Guitar and Amp

I recently acquired a Roger guitar and amp. The amp says Model 57, and the guitar is blonde w/ two pickups. I've done a lot of research on the Roger instrument and there's not much out there, but there's absolutely nothing about the amp. Today I ran across a photo of a Dynacord amp and now I think my Roger amp was made by Dynacord. It would be great find out more info...

1958 special ordered semi-hollowbody

i have in my posession a semi-hollowbody german made guitar. I bought it from the original owner and her story is as follows; she is a german native and while still living in and around the Humberg area, in 1958 she had this hand built for her husband. She also mentioned that it took approx. 8 to 10 months to build. There are no other markings or names that I have found. I have not taken anything apart to uncover any names or markings. All I can tell is that the tuning pegs are Grover and there is the number "839" stamped in black ink just inside the f-hole. It has three pick-ups incased in clear plastic with a four position selection switch above f-hole. I have no idea what it is that ive got and if anyone could help me I would appreciate it. I can post pixs if anyone is courious.

VITAGE GERMAN ARCH BACK ACOUSTIC

I have a very old arch back acoustic with bolt on neck .It has a truss rod cover with a K and a crown above it and says made in Germany on the plate at the heel of the neck. no other markings . Anybody know what this is ?

German acoustic guitar with a K and a crown.

Hello,

I also have that type of acoustic guitar with a zero fret and that K with a crown on it , made in Germany. It is good-looking but sounds poorly in my opinion. I can't figure out what make it is though I bought it myself in July 1969 in a shop in Calais in France ! Someone suggested that it came from a subsidiary of Framus but I don't believe it. Maybe one day the mystery will be cleared up.
Regards
JP

Klira Guitar

I believe you have a Klira Guitar. I found a picture with the logo. You can see on the link: http://www.robwesley.com/guitars/listings/Klira%2012-string%20dreadnought/AUT_7316.jpg

German 12 string acoustic guitar with a K and a crown

I also have a made in Germany acoustic (12 string) with K and crown logo. seems well made and very straight. No Idea what brand it is. Any insight?
Thanks

Help on this guitar please.

My father got this old guitar some years ago and it is a Milners guitar but Milners is the name of the music shop which got it imported. Someone mention is looks very German. Any Experts out there who can help me age / price this guitar. The link id for my album of photos of the guitar
http://s230.photobucket.com/albums/ee195/JOAL777/

many thanks in advance

Old Guitar

Wondering if any body heard of August Schulz Guitars,I have in nice shape,its not harp guitar

hoffa 12 string accoustical made in Germany

my grandfather has a 12 string accoustical guitar made in Germany, by the name of Hoffa... can you tell me anything about this and the possible worth, if any?

old guitar

i have a hobner standard looks like 50s or 60s do you know any thing about it// thanks

Rildin electric guitar

Has anyone heard of a Rildin electric guitar Made in Germany? We have come across one in the UK and would like to know more about it as we cannot find anything about it on the Web.

Regards

Nick

Leather Electric ;

I have a Klira solid body electric that belonged to my uncle. It is covered with red leatherette and has all chrome accessories with a whammy bar. Not a high end instrument in the cosmetic area but plays and sounds just fine. I know nothing further about this instrument except that is was purchased new in Canada about 1962 or '63. Not sure I would sell it as I do not think it is worth a fortune or anything but one never knows.Could be a good starter for his Granddaughter with the little I know about it. Like brand new this guitar and was played little. It's been in storage in a bedroom closet for about 40 years.Anything you can tell me about it would be greatly appreciated, Thanks:

Beauty Klira electric, long neck, sg look alike

Beauty Klira electric, long neck, sg look alike

This popular thread has been given its own page : Beauty Klira electric, long neck, sg look alike

Small brand guiitar

I went to see a band this past week and both the guitarists were playing the same brand guitar but i couldn't figure out what the name of the guitar was all I know is that it started with a "D" and it was a German name...cantact me if you can help me on the name.

Thank you, Ryan

the brand is probably

the brand is probably domennget or dommenget...high end german luthier

1948 ROGER

I have come into posession of what I believe to be a 1948 ROGER guitar. It's a little beat up and very used but still cool. Any info appreciated.
It is 42 inches in length, 16 1/2 inches at its widest. It is blonde.
The name ROGER is in the pickup. On the inside under the F hole is a label that says "ROBERT BARTH, Giegenbouser(?), Munchen 1948."
Any info?

roger

If Your mail is still good, You are very well to write me. I might be able to help You and the label sounds very interesting.

Best regards Kield

1948 Roger

Just saw your reply from years ago about this guitar.
Any info would be appreciated.
This website is very confusing to me so if you would use my E-mail address of
kenzoebay@verizon.net
I would love to have any info you can provide.
Thanks
Ken

Weltton Guitar

I have Weltton acoustic guitar of which there is zero information on the net (apart from: it might be german, there are a lot of weltton banjo's considered to be vintage).
Does anybody have a clue?
Thanks

Re: Weltton Guitar

: I have Weltton acoustic guitar of which there is zero information on the net (apart from: it might be german, there are a lot of weltton banjo's considered to be vintage).
: Does anybody have a clue?
: Thanks

I have a weltton banjo and i'm also looking for info!

weltton banjo

I too have a Weltton banjo. Five-string, with detachable resonator back and calf-skin head. Bought, slightly used, in 1966 or 67 from a university friend in Montreal, Canada. (He likely bought it new, in Montreal, in 1963 - 65.) It originally came with a cheap cardboard case, which I subsequently upgraded. It's been in storage for many years and the veneers used on the inlays on the exterior of the resonator are showing some crazing. It carries a small original decal on its headstock indicating "Original Weltton Germany" in three lines. Has a floral inlay pattern on the headstock. Looks very much hand-made. The plastic buttons on the geared tuners have taken a beating over the years, likewise the ungeared 5th string tuner. They are the reason it was originally "retired", but I'm looking at putting it back in service. Would love to know more about it, and/or where I could get matching parts for the tuners. Any idea of the value of current these things? - Thanks, Bruce in Canada

Weltton 5 String Banjo

Bruce- I have the same banjo. acquired from my Uncle in Toronto in the early 70's. I know nothing about it, unfortunately. I have replaced the bridge and tuning lugs. Mine has the same issues with the detachable back. I keep a humidifier in the case.

5 String

PS: there is a long- neck, with- out back on Ebay now that looks very close to mine. Bid is at 95 Euro.

Original Schaab Gitarre

I have recently bought an old German archtop with the words " Original Schaab Gitarre " on the headstock . looks to be late 40's or 50's I can't find any information on this brand . Does anyone out there have any info on this guitar ?? Any help would be appreciated .

Many Thanks Clive

lancer guitar

I have a lancer guitar it is about 40 years old and I don t have much information on it . If any one has any information it would be greatly apre

lancer

I just came across a lancer on ebay It says lancer on the headstock but also has the framus logo and is made in Germany. Earlier today another lancer made in germany that sure looks like a framus.

Re: lancer guitar

They are pieces of crap you effin rerard

Re: lancer guitar

: I have a lancer guitar it is about 40 years old and I don t have much information on it . If any one has any information it would be greatly apre

i also have a lancer guitar and i have no clue on its origins history or nothing if you find any info please write me in the mean time i will do some research on my end my email adress is mr_sociable @ hotmail.com

Re: lancer guitar

: : I have a lancer guitar it is about 40 years old and I don t have much information on it . If any one has any information it would be greatly apre

: i also have a lancer guitar and i have no clue on its origins history or nothing if you find any info please write me in the mean time i will do some research on my end my email adress is mr_sociable @ hotmail.com
I have a 1960's LANCER made in Italy. Folk type, any idees ??

roger guitar

I have a very old Roger acoustic guitar that I rescued some time ago.It had been badly treated.I have patched up parts of it.It is playable but I don't have a clue as to its value.
Were there many of these made?
I can send pix if anyone can help me.
I think it is a Roger Jumior.
Any help appreciated.

roger

You are very wellcome to send me pics. O think I can help You. But You might have found the info You need by now ofcourse !

Archtop guitar

Dear Sir, Madame,

Last year I bought a vintage acoustic archtop guitar. The sound is amazing, and it has well survived the years. It has received some restauration though.
Sadly the logo has disappeared and all I can tell is that is was just a sticker, a six-square as I can tell from the difference in colour.
It has also got a number inside the F-hole : 9172-, and on the back of the neck there is the number 60 with below it 1440.
I can send you a picture if you like.
Can you tell me what brand this guitar might be.
Kind regards,

Harry

Re: Archtop guitar

: Dear Sir, Madame,

: Last year I bought a vintage acoustic archtop guitar. The sound is amazing, and it has well survived the years. It has received some restauration though.
: Sadly the logo has disappeared and all I can tell is that is was just a sticker, a six-square as I can tell from the difference in colour.
: It has also got a number inside the F-hole : 9172-, and on the back of the neck there is the number 60 with below it 1440.
: I can send you a picture if you like.
: Can you tell me what brand this guitar might be.
: Kind regards,

: Harry

Re: Archtop guitar

: : Dear Sir, Madame,

: : Last year I bought a vintage acoustic archtop guitar. The sound is amazing, and it has well survived the years. It has received some restauration though.
: : Sadly the logo has disappeared and all I can tell is that is was just a sticker, a six-square as I can tell from the difference in colour.
: : It has also got a number inside the F-hole : 9172-, and on the back of the neck there is the number 60 with below it 1440.
: : I can send you a picture if you like.
: : Can you tell me what brand this guitar might be.
: : Kind regards,

: : Harry

Hi Harry,
Have you found out any information about your Archtop as yet? Send me a photo please. I might just be able to point you in the right direction.
richard@archtopguitarsandbooks.com

hopf guitar model # 320S/GL

I WAS WONDERING IF THIS GUITAR which is missing the bridge from what i know about it which is very little it was brought home for my uncle by his best friend from germany not too long after wwII ended i think. any help on anything about it i would be very greatful . thanks christopher keenan

DREIMA

Has anyone heard of DREIMA guitars . Its an old german guitar ive gotten my hands on.

Re: DREIMA

I own a dreima

Re: DREIMA

: I own a dreima mandolinbanjo

Re: DREIMA

What is a dreima ges: gesch vintage guitar worth thankyou

i think its only worth 50

i think its only worth 50 bucks thats what i bought it off u for

mayer guitar

I have a Mayer electric 2X4 guitar- no body to speak of- that the previous owner claims is by R. Mayer of Octavia fame- he will not confirm or deny. ANY INFO? This is a production model, not home-made, pretty obviously Euro/German- I'd say from the 70's but the hardware is all changed so it's hard to tell. Any info GREATLY appreciated. Thanks- Jay

old German guitar

Has anyone heard of a German made guitar by Triumphator, 1960's vintage. Any info would be appreciated.

Klira guitar infomation

Hi there,
I have a Klira guitar which I have had for about 35 years.(new)On the head stock is the model name "GOLD".
It is electric with a sun burst finish (I have photo's if required)
I can't seem to find any information about it or if it has any value.
Can you help. Regards John

Re: Klira guitar infomation

I do not know about Klira guitars but you might want to ask here, You'll get a response much quicker:

http://vintaxe.com/boards/viewforum.php?f=10

Rossel guitar

I'm interested in buying a Rossel VTG guitar. Seller guesses age to be pre-1975. Fritz Rossel is a German luthier and I assume guitar in question and luthier are connected. Single cut-away guitar with 2 humbuckers. Very nice looking. Do you have any info on Rossel electric guitars? Thanks

lancer guitar

lancer guitar

This popular thread has been given its own page : lancer guitar

ABBOTT VICTOR/SHELLTONE

ANYONE SHED ANY LIGHT ON ABBOTTVICTOR GUITAR.I BOUGHT ONE LAST WEEK AND ID LIKE TO KNOW WHAT KIND OF MONEY THEY CAN FETCH.ALSO,I HAVE A 12STRING SHELLTONE AND ID LIKE SOME INFO ON THAT TOO.MANY THANKS

Vintage german guitar

I own a late 50's, early 60's, German made hollowbody acoustic/electric. It is the most beautiful guitar i have seen, but i can't find any info about it. The name on the headstock is "Record". If anyone has any info please let me know.
Cheers
Ryan

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