Palm Trees, Senoritas….And Rocket Ships! by Mark Makin

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Meticulously cataloged over a lifetime by author Mark Makin, this book features over 1100 graphic illustrations of musical instruments and amplifiers, and more than 100 artists who used them, complete with lists of Supro and Valco serial numbers to help determine the production date of vintage units. If you are a fan of vintage Supro, National, or Valco made instruments and amplifiers, this book is a must have.

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A beautifully illustrated guide to the history of Supro amplifiers and guitars from 1935 to 1968, this is the definitive work on the legendary instruments of Supro and its related brands. The guitars and amps in this book start with the Dopyera brothers and the earliest National banjos and resonator guitars of the 1920s, and span all the way to the last days of Valco Manufacturing in Chicago in the late 1960s. Meticulously cataloged over a lifetime by author Mark Makin, this authoritative document is the most comprehensive visual archive we have ever come across—featuring over 1100 graphic illustrations of musical instruments and amplifiers, and more than 100 artists who used them. Included are lists of Supro and Valco serial numbers to help determine the production date of vintage units. If you’re a fan of vintage Supro, National or Valco-made instruments and amps, this book is a must-have.  Hardcover. 12″ x 10.5″ x 1.5″ thick, 423 pp.

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 18 x 14 x 6 in