Bob (right) with Steve Lukather
Bob Mattocks is a Valley Arts fanatic who''s dreamed of owning "as many Valley Arts guitars as possible" since his teens. He''s well on his way with this collection. Though not in a touring band, Bob puts his VAs to good use every Sunday at Christ Community Church in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Bob has been collecting for ten years and designed and maintains the website valleyartsguitars.com
, which is the first site dedicated to pre-Samick and pre-Gibson Valley Arts guitars.
The whole family of guitars -- see below for specific models.
California Pros: (l to r) #9/100, #15/100, #39/100, all signed by founder Mike McGuire
(L to R) Custom Pro Lukather with Fireburst finish and quilted maple, Custom Pro Lukather (stock) signed twice by Lukather
(L to R) Standard Pro Carlton Model (#60/100, hand-signed; M Series; Art Munson Model (pre-serial number)