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P1010126 at the Pendle Guitar Festival at the ACE centre in Nelson, Lancashire.

P1010089Among a wonderful array of instruments I spotted this unusual Duesenberg Double Cat guitar.

Its art deco logo tops off a guitar which seems to be made up from a range of other guitar features.

The cat’s eye f-hole is a bit like a Rickenbacker but even more like a Gretsch I have with that shape of f-hole.

The fact there is only one is reminiscent of a Telecaster Thinline and the vibrato arm looks decidedly Bigsby-ish.  For all that it’s a lovely-looking guitar with a nice price tag (around £1,400).

P1010092Talking of Bigsby there was a nice display of guitars fitted with a Bigsby or similar.

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John, another exhibitor, had a great collection of guitars from the sixties (bottom photos).

These included not only some lovely Telecasters but some Hofner Clubs, budget guitars probably most famous…

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He says he's a psychologist but aren't we all?

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