Oscar Schmidt Stella Decalcomania Guitar c.1930

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About as decorative as you can get with a guitar.  Concert sized all birch construction with all of the Oscar Schmidt construction traits.  First guitar I bought and quickly found that I wasn’t game to make it into a better playing guitar for fear of decreasing its value, so I resold it.  Mother of toilet seat fret board and an original fancy reflective pick guard, edged in a gold sparkle material, makes this Stella a show pony.

Nickle plated tailpiece and a floral decal (decalcomania is where the abbreviated word ‘decal’ comes from) that simulated inlaid timbers.  Stamped on the headstock with the gold underlined Stella logo.

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