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Barcus Berry Hi Tek Pickup(s) New old stock. - These are quite rare & sought after. Our notes show 2 used ones that sold on ebay in December 2008, 1 just shy of $400, the other $450. We’ve seen few of these since. They are by far our favored resonator pickup; hard to come by; although I programmed a continual search, they rarely come up. I’ll probably regret selling them, but I’m in this mode of clearing gear that’s sat for years. Since they are so favored, no longer made and hard to find, we’re pricing them accordingly. Frank Zappa had these Barcus Berry electric guitar pickups fitted to his Gibson ES5 Switchmaster and his Fender XII 12-string guitars. In 1973 Zappa also fitted Barcus-Berry pickups to Ruth Underwood's marimba & to Ralph Humphrey's drums. There are photos of these online. Chris Whitley, Jeff Lang, Ry Cooder, David Lindley, Michael Messer & Helder Deploige are some others we know that favor this setup. They all have videos online that can be listened to to get an idea of the sound. We have 2 - 6 string p'ups and 2 at $575/ea that were custom made for 8 strings as well as 2 custom made for 10 strings. *Please see our other listings and store for many other Vintage (Lap Steel) Guitars and Amplifiers. We've been in this business for over 50 years & currently have Alamos, Audio Vox, Bronsons, Dickersons, Dobros, English, Epiphones, Fenders, Gibsons, Harlin Bros, Harmonys, Kays, Maestros, Magnatones, McKinney, Nationals, Oahus, Rickenbachers, Sho Bud, Silvertones, Supertones, Supros, Vegas, and White Lap Steels as well as several others. We've been in the guitar business for over 50 years. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments* *We also accept Cashier's Checks, Bank Transfers & other forms of payment. We ship (worldwide) at cost. Please contact for information.*


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