Supro Unveils Vintage-Inspired Tri Tone Guitar

The extremely rare Supro Triple Tone guitar was produced for only a single year in 1959. Now, Supro is reintroducing the tuxedo-black, 3-pickup, art deco instrument in a new iteration, the Tri Tone.

In addition to classic looks, the new model boasts modernizations like set-neck construction, a tune-o-matic bridge and increased access to the upper frets. The guitar also shares the cutaway body shape of Supro’s Dual Tone model.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.