Dating kluson guitar tuners
008-1000-050 Genuine Fender six die-cast closed-back gold tuners.
Designed to fit most GDO, GDP, and T-Bucket acoustic guitars. Posts are 10 x 28mm and fit peg holes with 10mm diameters.
This product is advertised as a direct replacement for Gibson deluxe tuning heads. Not only do the existing screw holes in the head stock not line up with the spacing on the product but even worse is the press in bushings that come with are WAY smaller than the holes in the headstock.
Try to install them and the bushings will just fall out.
One of the most highly flamed Gibson's you will ever see. Rare 1948 double pickup ES-300, Blonde Finish, Master Tone knob, Kluson tuners, 17 inch body, and Bigsby added in the 1960s.
Included is the original hardshell case and Hang tag with matching serial number. Flamed Maple back and sides, Solid Spruce Top, Venetian Cutaway, Rare Blonde Finish, Gold Hardware, NO Volute and Tortoiseshell pickguard.
In 1892 he bought a two room loft on the top floor of the Edison Building at Washington and Market Streets, later the site of Chicago's Civic Opera House. In 1904 a larger location was acquired and the business settled in their own 3 story 30,000 square foot factory at 1738-1754 Lawndale Ave. In 1916 Sears wanted to corner the market on ukulele sales (they were extremely popular at the time) so they bought the worlds ukulele leader, Harmony.The Harmony Company was founded by Wilhelm Schultz in 1892.Thus began the most successful American made stringed instrument producer ever.In 1916, the Sears, Roebuck Company purchased Harmony and appointed Jay Kraus as vice-president.The following year Jay succeeded founder Wilhelm Schultz as president.