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Geri's Vintage Steels

1945 Electromuse

March 6, 2018 • Geronimo "Geri" ValdrizInstruments and Luthiers

Electromuse was a Chicago based builder of student grade lap steel guitars. They also built guitars, aftermarket guitar pickups and amplifiers as well.

Electromuse

This paddle shaped lap steel guitar features a solid wood mahogany body, a plexiglass fingerboard and a plexiglass nut. The cord is permanently hard wired to the guitar and there is no jack plug.

The patented "Eye Beam" branded electro magnetic pickup produces a pleasing tone suitable for Hawaiian style music.

This lap steel guitar doubles as a canoe paddle when you are really up a creek! Hoe wa'a…

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