Friday, May 22, 2009

1960's Norma EG 408-2TK Electric Guitar

This is a Norma model EG-405-2 Electric Guitar from the 1960's with 2 goldfoil pickups. The prize on this guitar is the goldfoil pickups and I've already used them for another project.

NORMA HISTORY: Normas were built in Japan between 1965 to 1970 by the Tombo Company and distributed in the U.S. by Strum´N Drum, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. The company specialized in copying Italian guitars like EKO and Goya and sold them in the U.S.A as NORMA's. The most blatant EKO copy is the SDEG 490-4, a guitar that confused the heck out of MANY. The Tombo Company is still in business, but these days they specialize in harmonica production.

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This guitar will be sold on ebay soon. Check my about me page for the ebay listing.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi I have A norma guitar just like that but it Has EG 302-1 on it and only one gold foil pickup on it also I was wondering the value of it

Guitar Hunter said...

I've seen that model and with 1 of the goldfoil pickups I'd estimate it at $75-100 in typical 40 year old condition.

Anonymous said...

Hi, I have a guitar that I believe is a Norma. On the back it is stamped EG305-1L NO. 410. Can you tell me anything about this? It has a single coil pickup in really good condition. On the back it also says Japan.

rgrguitar said...

the very first guitar i had was a Norma. Dont remember the model# or if i ever knew it since i was 11 at the time. but i had it for a couple of years until it was stolen from in front of a nightclub(cimmaron strip)in chicago,il.

Anonymous said...

I have one very similar to this- EG 408-2T There is no "K" on the end??

z1bleemc said...

what about one from 68 that is in above or better than typical condition?
I have a Ranger in super condition with a gold foil single pick up.

Anonymous said...

The pickups are worth the most.One time i saw one on Eric Claptons fender.They are great pickups

Anonymous said...

Hello, I have a Norma like that except its not the 2TK, its just 2T. Do you know its value by any chance?..

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