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Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
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I have some type of guitar that layes on your lap the name

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I have some type of guitar that layes on your lap the name at the top is Streamliner and at the bottom is Bronson 2.3 feet x 6 inches
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 5 years ago.

Good Morning

Can you tell me if any of these look like the guitar you have?


if not is it possible for you to send a pictured









 82582706165907210 Epiphone 1930s Lap Steel Guitar Mint Condition




 163201904724096360 Vintage 1930s Lap Steel Guitar With Original Case










Customer: replied 5 years ago.
looks a little like the 2nd one from the bottom but not with all the trem. it is also a streamliner and bronson is the name on the metal plate. I do not believe it is as wide as the one in your picture
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 5 years ago.

Good Afternoon


The Bronson Guitar, Streamliner, is selling in todays market for between 450.00 and 500.00, depending on the condition and the location it is for sale at. If you are thinking of selling, I would check with your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for. This will give you an idea of what it goes for in your area, then you can decide to sell locally or at one of the online markets. I am enclosing a little history for you on the guitar. I thought you might like it.


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George Bronson was a guitar teacher in downtown Detroit, MI from the 1930s through 1950s. George ran the "Bronson Music & Sales Company" where he sold and distributed sheet music, amps and guitars. He specialized in steel guitars and many of the Bronsons are square neck guitars made by the National/Valco company. There was also a popular model electric lap steel that National/Valco made for Bronson, which was sold under the name "Bronson Singing Electric" (source: Walter Murray).

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