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COOL GEAR ALERT: Framus Hollywood

Remember the ultra-cool Framus Earl Slick signature model I posted about a couple of weeks ago? Well here’s an equally cool Framus, the Hollywood Double Cut.

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Framus started crafting solid body guitars in 1958. The original Hollywood grew to be one of its most popular models being available in both single and Double cutaway. Production of these classics ceased in 1966.

We are pleased to presnt the original FRAMUS 5/131 Hollywood back in the market again in 2011 with all Vinatage Correct features. Available in Single or Double Cutaway.

Set Neck
Inlayed head stock on Double Cutaway Model
Original Fingerboard Engraving
Vintage Correct Switches and Knobs
Framus Vintage Machine heads
24.75″ Scale length
21 Nickel Silver frets
Rosewood fingerboard
Dot inlays
Mahogany neck
Mahog Plywood Top and Back / with wooden rim in the middle of body as per the original
Framus Vintage Correct Single Coil (Neck and Bridge) Pickups
Volume/Treble/Bass/ Rotary switch
Framus Vintage Correct Bridge with Framus Vintage Tailpiece

These guitars are distributed in AUSTRALIA by Dominant Music and are available from dealers all over the country and they can ship to any location globally.
Prices start from under $900 AUS. More info

http://www.dominantmusic.com.au and http://www.facebook.com/framusaustralia

You can learn more about amazing Framus history here: http://framus-vintage.de/


One Response to COOL GEAR ALERT: Framus Hollywood

  • pogo says:

    my friend in germany has the original….wonder how much that’s worth?
    i have a framus bass as played by Bill WYman circa 1964 (see Youtube video, ROlling stones “Carol”.

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