Atkins-Travis, See Ya, and the Delvecchio

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Re: Atkins-Travis, See Ya, and the Delvecchio

Postby Hendrik » Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:22 am

Jerry isn't playing a Del Vecchio, it's missing the label on the headstock. I think it's one of his Baldwins. You can see the volume knob on the side of the guitar that he had installed on all of his Baldwins.

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I also don't think it's Jerry playing when Merle starts off. It sounds that it's only Chet and Merle playing, so I'm guessing Chet is playing rhythm.
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Re: Atkins-Travis, See Ya, and the Delvecchio

Postby LMark » Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:50 pm

It also appears that the lower bout is chopped off the guitar in Jerry's hands. Some DVs (and/or copies) had a pickup and a single volume dial (https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/73 ... f10fde.jpg). Also, Chet did have a custom made Del Vecchio with a pickup:

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Chet DV Pup


But the observations made so far seem to weigh against the theory that the guitar Jerry is holding is a DV. LMark
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