Wandre / Bikini Guitar + Amp Bizarre Guitar / 1961 / White / Guitar
This instrument was originally produced based on the demand from players and artists for an electrified instrument that could be used without the need for a separate guitar amplifier. The Wandre Bikini was released in 1961 and it was concieved after Wandre was inspired by seeing Brigitte Bardot in the film et dieu crea la femme (And God Created a Woman).
Bardot wore a 2 piece bikini hence the instrument was in developed in two sections and the shape of the body and amplifier came from his passion for motorcycles. Please see specifications as follows
1961 Wandre Bikini
- Guitar 2 Pickup
- Transistor Amplifier (This was also the First Ever Produced Transistor Guitar Amplifier)
- Internally - Externally Original
- Condition 9/10 (Exceptional)
The above instrument based on the bizarre, rarity, unique factor is highly desired and is one of the most desired wandre models
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