“…solid reference book for collectors and dream book for players…..you can’t ask for better than that.” Vintage Guitar Magazine June 18.
A Maton book featuring the best collection of vintage Maton guitars on the planet.
A guitar collector’s journey covering instruments by Australian guitar maker Maton, representing every vintage and collectable model made.
Large format, hard cover, full colour photography, historic notes and design information, detailing the unique and versatile instruments to come out of the workshops of this home grown icon.
From the first guitars made in 1946 to the first guitar that rolled off the current production line at Box Hill in 2003, and onwards to the present.
A Maton book that is the only place you will see a Bindarra bass alongside a style 4 ukulele.
The Maton book contains numerous custom, prototype and employee guitars, plus many serial number one examples, including the sensational GA.1 that pre-dates factory ledgers.
Rare instruments like the first electric, the only Big Ben guitar in existence and an El Toro like nothing else, with comprehensive sections on the Fyrbyrd, the Master sound and the Holy Grail of Maton guitars, the Starline.
The first reference Maton book of its type ever written; it is a must have for collectors, those who own a Maton and anyone with an affinity for vintage guitars.
A Maton book that is destined to become the number one resource for dealers and collectors alike.
Made in Australia is exactly that. A book on Australian guitars, meticulously collected over many years, published by an Australian and printed in Australia.
Medium: Hardcover with dust jacket Size: 325 x 260 Pages: 400
No guitar lover — especially Australian-made guitars - will be able to resist this, the story of one man’s obsession with all things Maton.’ Jeff Apter, author of High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young.