Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black

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SUPRO-1575-JB
$899.00
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Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black
Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black

Supro 1575-JB Americana Series Black Holiday Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar - Jet Black

A New Supro Model

The Black Holiday is an all-new Supro instrument, based on the Chicago-made, reso-glass guitars of the 1960s. While the vintage Supro instruments were constructed entirely of fiberglass, our updated construction technique mates a newly developed composite “Acousti-glass” top to a chambered mahogany back for greater semi-acoustic resonance and tuning stability over the originals. The Supro Black Holiday’s Art Deco lines and two-knob control layout combine elements from several different Supro reso-glass models of the past to create a new guitar that is worthy of a place alongside the reissues of these iconic American guitars.

Vistatone Pickups

The Vistatone pickups found in the Supro Black Holiday are a faithful replica of the groundbreaking, single-coil design developed for Valco by Ralph Keller in the early 1950s. The Vistatone pickup is cited as prior art in Seth Lover’s PAF patent and is found in many of the most desirable vintage Supro models.

Legendary Sound

The Supro Black Holiday has a powerful, electric swamp-blues tone that is anything but subtle. It’s a gnarly sounding instrument that loves tube amps and fuzz pedals of all kinds. The neck pickup sounds huge and wooly, while the bridge pickup has an unmistakable midrange growl that is downright dirty.

Our semi-hollow recipe of an Acousti-glass top and semi-hollow body retains the unique sonic characteristics of the original reso-glass models while providing today’s musicians with a lightweight, highly playable instrument that stays in tune and is easy to maintain.

Americana Series

The Black Holiday and its relatives in the Americana Series of Supro electric guitars were designed by Trevor Wilkinson and David Koltai to capture the spirit and sound of the Art Deco-influenced, historic line of Supro instruments manufactured in Chicago by Valco during the guitar boom of the 1960s.

 

Features:

  • Vintage Supro body design
  • Jet Black finish
  • Redesigned two-bolt neck joint
  • Vintage-correct Vistatone pickups
  • 50’s-wiring volume and tone controls
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Art Deco stairstep tailpiece
  • Acousti-glass top
  • Semi-hollow mahogany back
  • Mahogany neck with dot inlays
  • 24 ¾” scale
More Information
Condition New
SKU SUPRO-1575-JB
UPC 181118090760
Weight 38.000000
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