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Take a walk through this brief historical photo gallery which outlines the beginnings and design progression of the Rickenbacker guitars that rocked the world. Photos and captions by Ron O''Keefe

1959 Capri 345 in Fireglo
"Both the deluxe and standard Capri models could be ordered with three pickups, as shown on this example, which also features a rare mahogany body with distinct ribbon flame and a Kauffman vibrola. The middle pickup was wired in sync with the neck pickup. "