$600+ at SGW!? Does anyone know what this is?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by drewcp, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. drewcp

    drewcp Squier-holic

    Dec 14, 2018
    Saint Paul, MN
  2. fadetoz

    fadetoz Squier-holic

    Jun 29, 2011
    Kind of cool but I wouldn't pay more than $50 for it. But it very well may be something special and worth the $.
  3. Bassman96

    Bassman96 Squier-holic

    Nov 13, 2010
    Oak Harbor, WA
    I don't know what it is but it is literally coming apart at the seems and the neck is pulling off the body. Pretty cool to see the likely original strap with it though.
  4. MrYeats

    MrYeats Squier-holic

    Dec 28, 2017
    Padre Island
    looks like a Harmony or a Kay.
  5. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Squier-holic

    Nov 24, 2018
    Crappie fishing.
    I got a sneaky suspicion that wont sell. I agree its about 550.00 to much.
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  6. Michael7

    Michael7 Squier-holic

    It has been bid up to that price by several bidders, but there is probably no consequence if the high bidder doesn't pay for it.

    If that happened, I wonder if they offer it to the next lower bidder and keep trying until somebody sends in the payment.
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  7. daan

    daan Squier-holic

    Oct 21, 2013
    Twin Cities
    I think some bidders thought it was a silvertone 1446 (“Chris Isaac” model) AA7136DA-1F75-405B-A62B-645BD93FFA56.jpeg Which are actually nice jazz box guitars and have Gibson mini humbuckers as stock pickups. (The rings go for truly stupid amounts on the bay :0)
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  8. MrYeats

    MrYeats Squier-holic

    Dec 28, 2017
    Padre Island
    wow...seven hundred bucks?
  9. duceditor

    duceditor Dr. Squier

    May 29, 2014
    The Monadnocks, NH USA
    Like MrYates I see it as having the look of a Harmony or Kay, but in truth it could have been any of the no-name brands sold by small mom and pop shops back when "real" guitars actually sold for their then mind blowing "list" prices.

    My circle back then generally found a way to buy those pricy geets (It was one guitar per person back then) but we'd see these in those shops. Not "terrible" but less than good. A far, far cry from the quality we see in even the least expensive guitars today.

    Apart from the romance of having (and maybe even using) an old an unfamiliar model I cannot see the attraction of an instrument like this. In comparison to a gguitar at even half the price new today this would, in my experience, be total stinker even if it didn't have issues.

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  10. daan

    daan Squier-holic

    Oct 21, 2013
    Twin Cities

    It’s a “GSO”, Guitar Shaped Object!
    If it doesn’t need a neck reset, If the electronics aren’t completely kaput, If it’s not cracked in several places, and If the bridge isn’t totally chewed up, it could be a novelty for a song or 2. At worst it’s an overpriced wall hanger. I’ve played a guitar with pups like those, they aren’t real high output and don’t sound all that good. I was way into hollow bodies like these, and it seemed 99% of them were trashed when I found them, with rare exceptions. And those ones were just “meh” players at best...
    But it sure looks cool from here...
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  11. oneLOCOman

    oneLOCOman Squier-Nut

    Oct 2, 2018
    Someone got mad and bid it up. Every time I bid there, I bid and it immediately says I was out bid. Someone was probable bidding got mad and said I will show them.
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  12. Loin Lover

    Loin Lover Squier-holic

    Jul 26, 2018
    Backwoods, USA
    Perhaps the $600+ bidders plan to part it out for some of that stupid bay $? If pup rings are valuable then folks may pay premium $ for tuners, knobs, pups, etc.
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