Last month, the subject of The Money Shot was a gorgeous 1962 Fender Jazzmaster up for grabs at December’s Gardiner Houlgate guitar auction in Corsham, Wiltshire.
We recently paid a visit to The Guitar Show at New Bingley Hall in Birmingham. Running over the 25th and 26th of February, it's now one of the biggest trade shows dedicated to guitar.
Inspired by the outlandish designs of his late friend Tony Zemaitis, the Teye Super-Coyote was conceived by Dutch boutique builder Teye Winterp.
Crimson Guitars is based in an old dairy in rural Dorset. Headed up by Master Luthier Ben Crowe, the company specialises in unique distressed finishes and has racked up 14 years in the game, building instruments for the likes of Robert Fripp and Goldfrapp bassist Charlie Jones along the way.
Mule Resophonic instruments are hand-built by former Huss & Dalton luthier Matt Eich in Saginaw, Michigan. His beautiful, 1930s-inspired creations are achingly cool, and this Single Cone Resonator is no exception.
It's been an incredible Musikmesse this year, with so much to see, hear and play! Continue on for our latest pictoral roundup…
A gallery of images from the Musikmesse floor.