Framus Strato 1969 Germany - Need help

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  1. AlexandruPitac

    AlexandruPitac Member

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    Hi,
    Could you help me identifying this old Framus guitar?
    I rescued it from a garage, looks good and have most of the parts original.
    What is intriguing me are the pick-ups, pickguard, neck joint and switches..I did not found anything like this over the internet and somehow I think it's a late model or it is assembled with parts from different guitars.
    Do you have some experiences with Framus Strato guitars?
    I'm looking also for a bridge replacement and tuning pegs from the same era.
    Thank you!

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  2. nmiller

    nmiller Drowning in lap steels

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    It's a 5/167 Strato de Luxe. The larger pickups indicate that it's from the tail end of the 1960s.
     
  3. AlexandruPitac

    AlexandruPitac Member

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    Thank you very much NMiller!
    So, the pickups are legit..I thought that they are replacement.
    The pictures from Framus website are a bit small, do you know what kind of bridge is suitable for this particular model?
     
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  5. AlexandruPitac

    AlexandruPitac Member

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    Thank you a lot!
    I will post some pictures after restoration
     
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    Theorist Supporting Member

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  7. AlexandruPitac

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    Thank you for your detailed answers.
    Also, do you know what is the current price range for this series?
     

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