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BOND GUITARS, DORSET, 1982
BOND GUITARS, DORSET, 1982
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BOND GUITARS, DORSET, 1982

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ELECTRAGLIDE, A PRE-PRODUCTION PROTOTYPE

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BOND GUITARS, DORSET, 1982
A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ELECTRAGLIDE, A PRE-PRODUCTION PROTOTYPE
Double cut-away body, composite materials, in hardshell case bearing a label inscribed BOND FRETLESS/STEP WHITE AND BLACK and SERIAL NO. DG1002; accompanied by a handwritten note from Kenny Smith on a Bond Guitars compliments slip, a sheet of care instructions and three adjustment tools
Overall length 39 5/8 in. (100.8 cm.)
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David Gilmour acquired this guitar as an early demonstration model directly from Bond Guitars, Dorset, England, in February 1982 and kept it for studio use. The all carbon fiber resin Bond Electraglide was thereafter manufactured from 1984 to 1985. The unique resin fingerboard was designed with a stepped fingering surface, dispensing with the need for inlaid fret wire as used on traditional guitar fingerboards.

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