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Stromberg Monterey Guitar

The semi-hollow Monterey comes from Stromberg as a kind of answer to Gibson’s long-loved ES-335, though the two guitars’ shared qualities are just skin deep.

The first incarnation of the Monterey sported a double cutaway and Gibson, protecting its interests, served Stromberg with a cease-and-desist order. Fair enough-after all, the Monterey really would have looked just like a 335.

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