Howard Model S

  • Howard Model S (Student Model) electric guitar

Overview

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  • electric guitars

Dates of manufacture: 

1958

The Howard model S (Student model) was a solid body electric guitar with a fibreglass neck & reverse headstock. The single pickup had impedance of 7 KOhms, and was controlled by chicken head tone and volume controls. All electronics were mounted on the black finished aluminum pickguard. The guitar was finished using a speckle-tone effect in either black & white or tan & brown.

Source: Howard guitars flyer (late 1950s)

Source: Reverb.com Howard guitar advert

Specifications (8)

General

Finish effectsspeckle finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings

Hardware

Bridgefixed bridge
Tailpiecestop tailpiece

Neck

Number of frets19 fret
Peghead (headstock)reverse headstock

Body

Pickguard materialmetal pickguard

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