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1932 Stromberg G-1 Archtop

$12,495.00
Manufacturer
1932 Stromberg
Model
G-1 Archtop
Condition
Excellent
Description

One of the best known Archtop makers in the World, Charles & Elmer Stromberg, were made in Boston starting in about 1930, made to compete w/Gibson’s 16” L-5 model, this particular G-1 model is # 329, perhaps the 29th guitar produced & was a force unto itself having magnificent tone & voice played by many professional’s in the biz, its Dark Sunburst lacquer finish has that signature shading over a very pretty Spruce Top w/incredibly flamey maple back and sides, these early guitars had a solid wood pressed top & a laminated back prior to their carved tops started by 1940, with an inventive top brace design these have this incredible boomy bass tone made famous by the big bands to cut thru their huge sound, its got 5-ply top bindings & 3-piece back binding, its 5-piece laminated maple neck has a fabulous laminated celluloid headstock veneer w/cool engraved diagonal “Stromberg” logo w/Boston Mass. below it in a very “Deco” design, bound ebony fingerboard w/gorgeous ornate pearl inlays, very early production 3 part segmented “F” holes, its open back Nickel Grover tuners still hold tune well, its original bridge is a work of art having 2 knurled knobs on the top side for its string height, its clean multi laminated pickgard shows a slight curve as many did, its Nickel tailpiece was a very simple trapeze design, lastly its original white label from 70 Hanover St. says “Charles A. Stromberg & Son Manufacturer of Banjos & Drums” & hand penciled #329, it has just been acquired by us from its last 30 year caretaker, its 2nd owner from new, this is a 100% original G-1 w/a 16 3/8” body & perhaps one of the very best examples of any of the 350 guitars ever produced between 1932 & 1955, its exceptionally clean & untouched, a pure Museum Quality investment for its next caretaker, it comes complete in its original black green lined gator hard shell case. 

1932 Stromberg G-1 Archtop

$12,495.00

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Description

One of the best known Archtop makers in the World, Charles & Elmer Stromberg, were made in Boston starting in about 1930, made to compete w/Gibson’s 16” L-5 model, this particular G-1 model is # 329, perhaps the 29th guitar produced & was a force unto itself having magnificent tone & voice played by many professional’s in the biz, its Dark Sunburst lacquer finish has that signature shading over a very pretty Spruce Top w/incredibly flamey maple back and sides, these early guitars had a solid wood pressed top & a laminated back prior to their carved tops started by 1940, with an inventive top brace design these have this incredible boomy bass tone made famous by the big bands to cut thru their huge sound, its got 5-ply top bindings & 3-piece back binding, its 5-piece laminated maple neck has a fabulous laminated celluloid headstock veneer w/cool engraved diagonal “Stromberg” logo w/Boston Mass. below it in a very “Deco” design, bound ebony fingerboard w/gorgeous ornate pearl inlays, very early production 3 part segmented “F” holes, its open back Nickel Grover tuners still hold tune well, its original bridge is a work of art having 2 knurled knobs on the top side for its string height, its clean multi laminated pickgard shows a slight curve as many did, its Nickel tailpiece was a very simple trapeze design, lastly its original white label from 70 Hanover St. says “Charles A. Stromberg & Son Manufacturer of Banjos & Drums” & hand penciled #329, it has just been acquired by us from its last 30 year caretaker, its 2nd owner from new, this is a 100% original G-1 w/a 16 3/8” body & perhaps one of the very best examples of any of the 350 guitars ever produced between 1932 & 1955, its exceptionally clean & untouched, a pure Museum Quality investment for its next caretaker, it comes complete in its original black green lined gator hard shell case. 

Additional information

Make

1932 Stromberg

Model

G-1 Archtop

Condition

Excellent