Stromberg guitars marked a revolution in the concept of jazz guitars. With their innovations and their absolute commitment to quality, they helped develop these types of instruments to become one of the most popular models.
Founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1906 by Swedish immigrant Charles Stromberg, they produced only 640 units until their disappearance in 1955, which is roughly equivalent to one guitar a month. Such was their commitment to quality.
They gained recognition and prestige thanks to their archtop models, which they introduced in 1937, in the great era of the Big Bands. One of these models is the one you see in the image: Stromberg Ultra Deluxe Archtop Acoustic Guitar.
A true rarity that has been kept wonderfully well despite having almost a century under its belt. A true example of why the Stromberg brand was, along with D’Angelico, one of the world leaders in jazz guitars. Constructed of flamed maple on its sides and backs and with a spruce top.
It retains all the authentic sound of the time and its neck is a real delight to play. Sold with its original box. A true piece of collecting.