Supro Lap Steel 1953

Solid Body Electric Guitar. Made in the USA.
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Supro Lap Steel 1953

The Richard Fortus Collection

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Summary
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Pine Body
Body Details: Solid pine body with original pearloid covering
Fingerboard Radius: No Radius to
Nut Width: 1-7/8"
Scale Length: 23
Neck Details: Bolt-on plastic fretboard
Electronics: Original Supro string-through pickup and electronics, with master volume/tone controls. The guitar has its original Amphenol output jack; a 1/4" adapter instrument cable is included. The pot codes date to 1952.
Pickup Measurements: 6.2k
Hardware: The tuners have been replaced; the originals are included in the case.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: The tuners have been replaced.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows wear consistent with its age; the pearloid is intact with light scratches, and the plastic bridge cover has yellowed. There are several open screw holes on the back of the peghead from the original tuners. The bottom-left screw for the pickup cover is broken and included in the case; the cover is secure without this screw.
Serial Number: X26370
Tech Notes: Currently set up in open E7. The screw head on the third pickup pole piece has broken, making adjustment difficult; the other pole pieces have been set to provide equal string-to-string volume. The pot codes date to 1952, and the serial number dates to 1953.

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