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Electric guitar used by Jim Skiathitis of The Atlantics

Designed 1961
A slab-board electric guitar, with a bolt-on neck. The headstock and neck are maple, and the fret-board is rosewood. The Fender decal is original 'spaghetti' style. It is a 22-fret neck with original clay dot inlays. The tremolo is synchronised and the machine heads are nickel Kluson. There are three single-coil pickups with a three-way switch, two tone and one volume control. The pick-guard is triple layered mint. The colour of the body is Dakota Red. It has severe road-wear.

The guitar is accompanied by a case, strap and a bag containing metal springs and components.
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Electric guitar used by Jim Skiathitis of The Atlantics

Designed 1961
A slab-board electric guitar, with a bolt-on neck. The headstock and neck are maple, and the fret-board is rosewood. The Fender decal is original 'spaghetti' style. It is a 22-fret neck with original clay dot inlays. The tremolo is synchronised and the machine heads are nickel Kluson. There are three single-coil pickups with a three-way switch, two tone and one volume control. The pick-guard is triple layered mint. The colour of the body is Dakota Red. It has severe road-wear.

The guitar is accompanied by a case, strap and a bag containing metal springs and components.
View object record