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Vintage Archtop Acoustic Guitar (suspected Framus) Any Information Helps

Discussion in 'Guitars and Guitar Amps' started by Will Jones, Jan 26, 2020.

  1. Will Jones

    Will Jones

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    this guitar was my grandfathers, he purchased it 64 years ago from an Italian man, he said the Italian man also got it second hand. it has 'broadway' and 'johnny' stickers on it that my grandfather put there, the headstock had broken off and been glued back on, my grandfather said he hasn't replaced anything on it but the strings. it looks like some other vintage Framus guitars I have seen.
    *the inside of the guitar has an information sticker thingy,
    think it's in German, but it's very worn and only some of it remains.*
    Please see the pictures.

    IMG20200126201011.jpg IMG20200126201045.jpg
    This one is of the inside of the guitar. Inside of Pops guitar.PNG
    Any information helps. Thanks,

    Will
     
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  2. Hardy

    Hardy Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    This COULD be a Framus Sorella. But I don´t find it in the web with this bridge.
     
  3. Hector

    Hector Moderator Staff Member

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    It looks like a Sorella body, but the pickguard and tailpiece both look incorrect: Framus Vintage
     
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    It is also not a Hoyer guitar, they also have different pickguard and head.
    Maybe it is a Hopf or a Hüttl...
     
  5. Nachobassman

    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Looks a lot like a Sorella.

    I'd send an email to Framus asking for an identification.
     
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