Super, super cool :: this is what I believe to be a 1954 Fender Custom Steel Triple-Eight string steel guitar (no badges / markings other than a serial number on the jack). The first neck is missing the bridge / horseshoe-style “trapezoid” pickup assembly.  I expect sourcing a replacement to be extremely tough and fabricating a new one just as difficult.  More research and head scratching to come …

Super, super cool :: this is what I believe to be a 1954 Fender Custom Steel Triple-Eight string steel guitar (no badges / markings other than a serial number on the jack).

The first neck is missing the bridge / horseshoe-style “trapezoid” pickup assembly.  I expect sourcing a replacement to be extremely tough and fabricating a new one just as difficult.  More research and head scratching to come …

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