Dating fender tweed cases
It debuted as the one-pickup Esquire before the name of the two-pickup model was changed to Broadcaster.
But Gretsch was already using the name Broadkaster on some of its instruments, so the name was changed again.
"NO RESERVE" OVATION EARLY 80'S HARDSHELL CASE "NO RESERVE" THIS OVATION HARDSHELL CASE IS FROM THE EARLY 80'S. THIS EARLY 1980'S OVATION HARDSHELL CASE IS IN NICE SHAPE! Here is a little history detailing their Les Paul Reborn and Springy Sound Stratocaster replica models.It is no secret that guitar buyers want a look-alike instrument to the one played by their favorite artists.Between names, the company made the most of its remaining Fender Broadcaster decals by cutting off the word Broadcaster so that only the Fender brand made it onto the guitar’s headstock. Only about 60 Nocasters were made, which makes them extremely collectible, but by April of 1951 the guitar would finally get a name that would stick, the Telecaster. Unlike the Telecaster, whose ash body was outlined with rib-digging 45-degree edges, the Strat had a sculpted body that fit players like a glove.Three pickups gave the instrument unprecedented tonal range, as did a vibrato bar that would bend the guitar’s strings when pressed.