1967 Danelectro Vincent Bell Coral Sitar

Developed by Vincent Bell and Nat Daniel in the 60’s due to the popularity of the Sitar in Western Music. Branded Coral but produced by Danelectro in their Neptune City, New Jersey factory, the Coral Sitar was released in 1967. With 6 traditional strings over the “Sitarmatic” bridge alongside 13 drone strings on the bass side of the body the guitar has three lipstick pickups (two for the played strings, one for the drones) three Volume knobs, three Tone knobs, floating pickguard with the Bell Signature Design logo and Red Crackle finish dubbed “Textured Bombay Red.”

Previously Owned by Adrian Utley (Portishead) the guitar comes with a signed Letter of Provenance.