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  5/120 Billy Lorento


This "Billy Lorento"-guitar is supposed to be the oldest thinline of this series. The pickups feature only two screwed polepieces and a screwed jack for the input cable. Body construction made of solid wood. The "Billy Lorento"-engraving in the tailpiece is kind of handmade. The subsequent font wasn't fixed until 1955.

specifications:
  • finishes: black, natural, brown/golden shaded, black rose, two-tone: sides black, golden shaded finish
  • arched body, solid Spruce top, bottom&sides Maple, single rounded cutaway
  • Rosewood fingerboard with inlays
  • tailpiece with "Billy Lorento"-engraving
  • headstock with 3 star-inlay
  • built since the 1953
  • sales price (ca. 1958): 450,-DM


this particular instrument:

  • black finish
  • Framus mixer with 2 PU
  • dates ca. 1954/55
  • model built until the beginning 60s


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