Gibson Ultratone

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Gibson Ultratone

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Title:  

Gibson Ultratone
Date:
1948
Publisher/Studio:
Kalamazoo, MI: Gibson Inc.

Content Description: 

The Ultratone model lap-steel guitar, introduced in 1947, was designed with bright colors and geometric lines to create a "modern" package. The use of hinged coverplates that conceal the tuning pegs, pickup, bridge, and tailpiece added to the unusual look. The Ultratone was featured in Gibson's first post-World War II catalog.

Location:
National Museum of American History Room 334, MRC 604 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012 Washington, DC 20013-7012 Washington DC , District of Columbia
Identifier:
10.032

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