From pnisul–(at)– Thu Jun 16 08:12:16 CDT 1994
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From: pnisul–(at)– (PETRI NISULA /HW-DELIVERIES/STA3 MKKYL/TEL.5116 727)
Subject: INFO: Dating Gretsches
Date: 16 Jun 94 13:24:20 EET
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For dating Gretsch,
send a mail to Mr Dean Turner.
It proof,that you don’t go wrong.
Mr Dean Turner is a professional musican who has one of the world’s
largest collections of Gretsch guitars,which he has been gathering since
1956. In addition to demonstrating Gretsches at trade shows.Mr Turner
was the company’s official historian.

His address is :
Mr Dean Turner
Box 18095,Fort Worth,TX 76118

For dating he need only the serial and model number, and a photograph
of the instrument (please include a self-addressed stamped envelope).

Hope this help!
Good luck!


ps. references Guitar Player Oct.1983


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