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JENNINGS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED, DARTFORD, 1967
JENNINGS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED, DARTFORD, 1967
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JENNINGS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED, DARTFORD, 1967

A VOX ELECTRIC GUITAR ORGAN, V251

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JENNINGS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS LIMITED, DARTFORD, 1967
A VOX ELECTRIC GUITAR ORGAN, V251
With decal logo Vox applied to the headstock and pickguard, bearing the Serial Number 73011, with power supply, cables and box and original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed VOX ORGAN GUITAR and STOCK NO. DG1116; accompanied by a facsimile copy of the Vox Service Information guide
Body length 18 ¾ in. (47.5 cm.)
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In an attempt to capture the tonal quality of an electric organ, Vox developed the V251 Guitar Organ. Vox engineer Dick Denney incorporated six organ tone circuits in the body cavity of a Vox solid-body electric guitar and wired through the frets. By touching the metal string to the fret, the circuit was completed, and the tone triggered. Coupled with a remote power supply to fulfil the required voltage, the instrument could be run through any amplification system.
Having always wanted to try a Vox Guitar Organ, David Gilmour acquired this example in England in 1978 and kept it for home and studio use.

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