Guild Orpheum Jumbos: How been made in total?

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Hi!

Sorry for my mistake. It should be: "

"How many had been made?"

(Could not change the topic line...how to change it?)

I am very interested in the total production number of the Orpheum models, especially the Jumbos.
Where can one get any information about the number of these instruments?

Thanks!
Frank
 
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Zelja

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Yeah, would be interesting to know this (& the same for all the Orpheum models). At least 3, maybe 4, forum members have a jumbo.
 

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Good question. The short answer is "not a whole lot", given that Orpheums were in production at New Hartford for such a short period of time, and they were made in a custom shop that could only crank out no more than a few instruments a day, including both acoustics and electrics.

I own an Orpheum 12-fret slot-head 000 RW, and they were only produced from January to May of 2014 (mine on March 10th), before the unfortunate closing of the New Hartford factory. I think the jumbo was produced from January '13 to May '14, so there may be a few more in existence.

I think someone on LTG had been keeping a tally of sorts. I'm sure someone who is better informed will be along shortly.

Neal
 
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