New Lap Steel – Rickenbacker Model 59

I am very excited to have purchased a new lap steel on ebay. 1938 Rickenbacker Model 59.

Richenbacker Model 59

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291030796547?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2648

Fingers crossed the pickup is original, if it is it will sound like a beast..

I saw Larkin Poe this weekend at Maverick Festival and Megan the slide player was playing a variation of this model. Sounded brilliant..

Let’s hope I can sound half as good!

 

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