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

"This guitar was the stylistic offspring of the Combo 450 with the addition of Capri-like deluxe features and рneck-thruс constructionяone piece of solid maple runs from headstock to strap-pin, with headstock and body wings glued on. Neck-thru construction became a dominant design feature for the у60s Rickenbacker solidbody guitars."
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