Need too know what year is my Chet Atkins Studio CE

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Re: Need too know what year is my Chet Atkins Studio CE

Postby tyguy » Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:09 pm

David Elliott wrote:
tacomamanguy wrote:This is my first Chet Atkins guitar, and I'm not sure what the year is?. I know how to tell the year on the regular CE's, but not the studio CE. Can someone please tell me...

Hi 'Tac',

Jay's info is correct to the best of my knowledge.

You have one of the 're-issue' Gibson Studio guitars. Gibson stopped making the Studio Classics for several years after Chet passed away, and then came out with a re-issue with a few design changes including the opening (hole) in the back of the guitar, a relocation of the controls, and the discontinuance of internal individual string volume controls.

Here's a few pictures of the original version of the CA Studio Classic guitar. My Studio was made in Nashville in 1993.

David
Gorgeous! The Best, Ty M.
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