Syd Barrett’s 1950s Hofner Acoustic

This is the first guitar that Syd ever picked up, and the one he’d use to learn the basics on. He had the guitar for about a year, before deciding to switch to an electric.

The exact model is unfortunately only a guess from our side, but going from the fact that he got the guitar in the late 50s, it could be something like a Hofner Congress, but who knows? If you happen to know anything on the subject, please do leave a comment below.


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