Tom Petersson—conceptualizer of the 12-string bass and original low-end man for Cheap Trick—gives Premier Guitar a glimpse at some of the rare gems in his vast collection of vintage guitars and basses
1967 Baldwin Bison Bass
Though it bears the U.S.-based Baldwin company's name, this Bison 4-string, which features a scroll headstock and a pair of menacing-looking horns is a Burns of London design, as shown by the James O. Burns-inscribed pickups and Rezo-tube bridge. "I love the look of these," he says. "They personify the swinging '60s."