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Our intruments have their own history!

Played by famous musicians or used on great songs or in live tours, we publish regularly 'behind the scenes' stories from our T.Y.S. COLLECTION.

Read here what makes them unique.

Fender, Stratocaster, 1955 - Bob Margolin

As a logical evolution Fender launched in 1954 a more refined guitar: the Stratocaster. The aim was to give the musician more comfort in playing the guitar. This was achieved by a new body design showing a more sleek and contoured body shape.

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Orange-Matamp, OR 200 - Custom Built for Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac, 1969

This amp is the only surviving original Orange-Matamp with an aluminium chassis, of the 6 that went to the USA in 1969 with Matt Mathias, Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac. It has been in the same location since 1970 and was only recently rediscovered in a storage facility at Matamp.

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Danelectro, 1st Coral Electric Sitar Prototype, 1967 - Vinnie Bell

Vincent (Vinnie) Bell will go down in musical history as the inventor of the "watery" guitar sound that was a big fad in instrumental recordings of the late 1960s. He was a session guitar player and issued several recordings using prominently his sound created by his own invented instruments.

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