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    2003 Bigsby BY-50T Natural Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial # 03150T-81.
    Very near new old stock condition. This instrument does not appear to have been played much if at all. One of the Gretsch made Bigsby's intended for a series that was never realized. Modeled after the solid body electric that Merle Travis commissioned Paul Bigsby to build in 1947. Bigsby was going to produce twelve models but the project never took flight. A prototype was made for each model and approximately one hundred guitars were made before the series were shut down. This is one of those prototypes. Birdseye maple top with a rosewood tailpiece, pickguard and accents. This exact guitar was featured in the Pomegranate 2012 Classic Guitars calendar with text by Robert Shaw, month of March and Electrified -The Art of the Contemporary Electric Guitar also by Robert Shaw. 8.4 lbs. Original hard case included. Condition: Mint.
    From the Borst Electric Guitar Collection


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    15th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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