About | Advertise | Aircraft| Forums | Gift guide | Beer | Car | Cowboy | Flags | Headless| i Pad | Metal | Neck inlays | Star Wars | Travel | Violent | Valuation | Web tools | Guitar dating | Shilling | Travel amp | Attenuator | Pedal board United brand instruments were made in 1940s in Elizabeth, New Jersey [Source: Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars ] According to Michael Wright, United also made Orpheum guitars - possibly in the 1950s.
United was the successor to the Oscar Schmidt Company [Source: My Rare Guitars] In the early 1960s the Unicord Corporation, purchased the Amplifier Corporation of America of Westbury, New York.
So I've seen a bunch of those ES335-alike Univox guitars with the single coil pickups for super cheap and was wondering if anyone has played/owned one.
Something about that guitar just looks like I'd like it tone wise.
Guitars Mi M Strat, Ibanez AS-83, '68 Fender Mustang, Seagull S6.
Board LPB1 Boost, JHS Mod Vox Wah, Vox V830 Distortion, JHS mod RAT, Orange Squeeze, Demeter Tremulator, Electro harmonix Holy Stain, Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Boy.
Amps Vox AC30 CCH, '93 USA Fender Blues Deluxe, Vox Pathfinder, Orange Crush, Egnater Rebel 20 stack.
Two major issues defined the progress of electric guitars for most of the seventies.1) Companies outside North America vastly improved the quality of their guitar manufacturing and 2) Companies inside North America – namely Fender and Gibson – took their eye off the ball and did exactly the opposite.The Unicord Corporation was purchased by Korg in 1985,ending the line for good.[Source: wikipedia]"So far I've made 45 instruments, all one off's for specific buyers, none of which are numbered or dated.This information is with me at the workshop, noted in a book.All are with their original purchasers except one l/h strat, sold when the owner was broke, a 5 string bass stolen in France, and a guitar and bass lost in the States when the rep died windsurfing.