The Model 2598 (9.50) was a stoptail in red cherry.The Model 2598T (9.50) came outfitted with an original Bigsby vibrato. 5 Artist Line included our old friends, the Titan Mark I and Mark II.Early Alamo guitars sported a variety of three-and-three/two-and-two headstocks, which brings us up to 1965… 5 was an expanded line of electric Spanish guitars. In the middle of these guards was a mysterious design consisting of a long slash on the bass side and under it a crooked, stylized lowercase ? On the Eldorado bass (9.50), the pickguard was slightly larger and more squiggly than the Titan, black/white with an engraved Oriental ?? This came in only one version, the Model 2600 in red cherry.The Eldorado guitar was very similar to the bass, except it had two pickups, 3-way toggle, two volumes and two tones, and a bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays!1947), making record players and battery-powered radios. The body was the squashed Strat with a lower horn slightly thicker than the Eldorados. The bridge/tailpiece assembly was covered in chrome.Music instrument cases followed, and about 1949 or ? In about 1960, Alamo branched out into solidbody electric Spanish guitars, with the Texan. designs and the hyperbole in the catalog copy, I suspect these were mostly a complete overhaul in ? The sort of frumpy shape of the Fiesta gave way to variation on a groovy hybrid between a Strat and a Jazzmaster, with double cutaway horns, sort of squashed outwards. The Titan bass that year came in three finishes: Model 2593 in sunburst, Model 2594 in blond, and Model 2597 in cherry.Welcome to Amp Archives, a photographic archive of audio amplifiers for reference.
Among the major players in the American market were the many importers and distributors who enriched the guitar landscape with instruments – usually at the lower ends of the market brought in from other countries, primarily from Europe, Asia, and to a lesser extent, Latin America. While we tend to think of the automobile industry in ethnocentric terms, it’s impossible to think of “cars in America” without considering Volks-wagen Beetles, Toyota Corollas or Datsun Zs (Yugos and Renaults deliberately ignored).Univox was not, as you might guess, just another isolated Japanese import, but was part of a much larger story of its importer, the Merson company.And in this context, Univox is a part of the much larger story that included names you probably see everywhere but know little about, since they’re off the beaten path, names such as Tempo, Giannini, Westbury, Korg and much more!Examples: 0009 1963 JTM 45 Offset 1186 1963 JTM 45 Offset 2260 1964 JTM 45 Lead More Examples Beginning in 1965 Marshall abandoned the four-digit numbering system and began using model numbers, sometimes called series numbers and model codes.While there are serial-like numbers during this era, no standard serial number format has been identified.