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Stromberg Master 400 Archtop Guitar, c. 1940

Auction:
3051B
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$16,605$13,500

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3051B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Stromberg Master 400 Archtop Guitar, c. 1940, serial no. 503, labeled Made By/Chas. A. Stromberg & Son/40 HANOVER ST., BOSTON, MASS./This instrument is guaranteed/for a life-time to original pur-/chaser if used properly. #503., with original hardshell case.

Provenance: The estate of J. Geils; formerly the collection of "Ranger Doug" Green.

Literature: Vintage Guitar, December 2004, illustrated; Vintage Guitar, December 2009, illustrated.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Repaired cracks to back of neck near headstock, weeping pickguard, plugged holes in pickguard, changed tuners.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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