• Country Music Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2276

    Country Music Sale

    3 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 70

    HANK THOMPSON

    RONALD C. CARRIVEAU, A SEMI-HOLLOWBODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ELOUSTIC, PHOENIX, AZ, CIRCA 1987

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    HANK THOMPSON
    RONALD C. CARRIVEAU, A SEMI-HOLLOWBODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ELOUSTIC, PHOENIX, AZ, CIRCA 1987
    The headstock bearing the logo Carriveau Made in USA Pat. Pending and Eloustic, the fingerboard inlaid HANK THOMPSON, length of body: 19¼ in. (48.9 cm) with case (2)


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    There is no known documentation of Hank Thompson using the Carriveau guitar. Because of its light weight and electric-acoustic properties it can only be assumed that it was purchased as an experiment in the use of semi-hollow body guitars in his later career.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.