96 :: 1963 Framus 5/024 Hootenanny twelve string acoustic guitar

Lot Number 96. 1963 Framus 5/024 Hootenanny twelve string acoustic guitar. Auctioned at The Guitar Auction - Day One - Vintage, Classic & Modern Guitars on 7th December 2022
1963 Framus 5/024 Hootenanny twelve string acoustic guitar; Back and sides: brown finish mahogany, minor scratches and marks; Top: sunburst finish spruce, various minor dings and marks, larger scratch beneath the bridge; Neck: generally good, minor relief causing high action; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: mild wear, general clean needed; Hardware: good, missing end strap button; Weight: 2.21kg; Overall condition: fair

Estimate: £60-100

Sold For: £460.00

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Auction Details

Sale Date: 7th December 2022
Sale Name: The Guitar Auction - Day One - Vintage, Classic & Modern Guitars

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Monday 5th December 2022 09:00 BST - 17:00 BST
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Thursday 8th December 2022 08:30 BST - 10:00 BST
Friday 9th December 2022 08:30 BST - 10:00 BST


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Day One - Guitars
Wednesday 7th December 2022 at 10am

Guitars: Lots 1 - 496

The Mike Mager collection 
Lots 1 – 53
Mike was a gifted musician, and well-respected bass player, both locally in Lincolnshire, and beyond.
He played in many local bands including Hokey Pokey, The Gatlin Boys, Dynamo Hum, The Rumble Band, and latterly the Dukes blues band to name but a few. 
Mike also played his beloved resonators under the name of Muddy Mike and held classes on how to play them. 
Music was his passion, particularly blues, along with collecting, hence this collection we now have, illustrating a life in music. 

The Tony Arnold Collection
Lots 201 – 219
Tony Arnold was a successful British producer, mixer, and studio engineer. He was also Manager of Arny's Shack and a keen pedal steel guitarist. Also plays steel guitar. Throughout his successful music career, Tony amassed a collection of fine guitars, with a particular love for handcrafted Gibson from the 1930s and 1940s. 

Day Two - Memorabilia, Amplification, Effects, Spares and Audio Equipment
Thursday 8th December 2022 at 10am

Contents of the Tony Zemaitis Workshop: lots 501 - 611

Gardiner Houlgate is delighted to offer the contents of the Tony Zemaitis workshop, sold on behalf of Ann and Tony Zemaitis Jr. One-hundred and eleven lots featuring an extensive archive of Tony’s prolific career, including a large selection of tools and related items that the legendary British maker used to craft many of his fine guitars. The sale of the workshop is accompanied by handmade furniture made by Tony for the Zemaitis family home, along with a large selection of memorabilia from his various celebrity clients, including personal letters from the likes of George Harrison, Peter Frampton, Gilby Clarke, Mike Oldfield, Donavan and many more. 

The Michael Chapman Collection: Lots 621- 649

Michael Chapman (24 January 1941 – 10 September 2021) was a British singer-songwriter and virtuosic guitar player, becoming well known in the folk clubs of the late 1960s, as well as on the 'progressive' music scene, he released over 50 albums.
The guitar and voice of Michael Chapman first became known on the Cornish Folk Circuit in 1967. Playing a blend of atmospheric and autobiographical material he established a reputation for intensity and innovation. Signed to EMI's Harvest label he recorded a quartet of classic albums. LPs like 'Rainmaker' and 'Wrecked Again' defined the melancholic observer role Michael was to make his own, mixing intricate guitar instrumentals with a full band sound. The influential album 'Fully Qualified Survivor', featuring the guitar of Mick Ronson and Rick (Steeleye Span) Kemp's bass, was John Peel's favourite album of 1970. 'Survivor' featured the Chapman 'hit', "Postcards of Scarborough", a characteristically tenderly sour song recounting the feelings of nostalgia and regret.
A label change to Decca brought a change in sound. Electric guitar, still with that distinctive Chapman fluidity, featured more prominently. Tracks like "New York Ladies" and "Firewater Dreams" on 'Millstone Grit' showed a guitar master pursuing sounds and textures. Michael continued to build his live reputation, touring solo and with a variety of groups, recording the live album 'Pleasures of the Streets' a strong mix of solo and band performances. He was a regular session contributor to Radio One, and BBC TV broadcast two Chapman Band performances as part of their Sight and Sound series.
A lively and accomplished improviser, Michael gained a reputation for re-working material, both before an audience and on record. Songs were seen as standards, themes to be explored, extended and varied on stage and in the studio. The Don Nix produced 'Savage Amusement' featured versions of the Chapman songs "Shuffleboat River Farewell" and "It Didn't Work Out". Different musicians and a different sound breathed new life into earlier material, showing Michael to be a jazz musician in spirit if not in sound. 'The Man Who Hated Mornings' showed the respect Michael commanded among musicians with supporting performances from Andy Latimer of Camel, Keith Hartley and violinist Johnny Van Derek.
1978 brought another label change and the release of 'Playing Guitar The Easy Way', a guitar tutorial record that explained in simple terms, methods of playing the guitar using 12 different instrumental pieces each with a different open tuning. The critically well received albums, 'Life On The Ceiling' and 'Looking For Eleven', showed that Michael had fully absorbed elements of rock as he had done folk during the '60's, to produce a hybrid that mixed folk, jazz phrasing, rock and elements of what became known as New Age Music.
In response to public demand Michael recorded a solo album 'Almost Alone' presenting the relaxed eclectic mix that was a Chapman club gig. The '80's saw Michael back with Rick Kemp. Touring as a duo they released the live album 'Original Owners', whose version of "Shuffleboat River Farewell", stripped back to guitar and bass, showed that old dogs could teach new tricks. Anyone hearing the anger of the newer material, coupled with the volume and energy of the Chapman Kemp band Savage Amusement, formed in the mid '80's, was left in no doubt that here was an elder statesman growing more acid, rather than mellower with age. After a period of reflection and lower profile releases, Michael captured the mood of the time with his '87 album Heartbeat, a groundbreaking thematic album featuring a continuous 38-minute piece of music. This was an ambition made possible by the advent of CDs.

Experiments with sequencers and sampling on the 90's track "Geordies Down the Road", an anthem to the death of employment in the Northeast, assaulted the listener with foundry atmospherics and industrial guitars, showing that Michael wasn't standing still. The albums 'Still Making Rain' and '95's 'Navigation' presented a man whose world-weary voice, given a patina by life and hard living, delivered sensitive, emotional songs. While aware of his past, reinterpreting his hit "Postcards of Scarborough", Michael looked to the future. The playing was more considered than ever before. Fewer notes and space for music to breathe, gave songs like "The Mallard" and "It Ain't So" an almost hymn like intensity. 1995 also saw the publishing of Michael's first novel 'Firewater Dreams', a thinly veiled autobiography, which fleshed out some of his highly personal songs and explored his themes of regret, travel, and loneliness. Reviews of his album 'Navigation' show the high regard for Michael Chapman, Mojo 11/95 'Twenty-one albums and he is still amazing', Q 12/95 '**** (four stars out of a possible five) and this his best album in years.

In more recent times he collaborated with Thurston Moore (ex-Sonic Youth and a long-time fan) on various improv projects, showing that he was still more than capable of pushing the envelope even though he was well into his seventies.

In 2016 he celebrated 50 years on the road and released the highly acclaimed “50” album, recorded Stateside with a bunch of superb musicians less than half his age. Towards the end of his life, he was still playing professionally and regularly touring in the UK as well as Europe and the US. Doing what came naturally and doing what he loved. With his uniquely English melancholic perspective and emotive guitar style he remains one of the most underrated heroes of our times.

Michael sadly passed away on Sept 10th, 2021, aged 80.

Gardiner Houlgate is delighted to offer the following twenty-nine lots of guitars and ephemera from Michael’s prolific career, on behalf of lifelong partner, Andru.  

Memorabilia including Artist Associated Guitars & Equipment: Lots 651 - 726

Guitar Amplification: Lots 751 - 890

Guitar Effects: Lots 901 - 1036

Guitar Spares and Accessories: Lots 1051 - 1194

Audio & Studio Equipment: Lots 1201 - 1381

Day Three - Antique and Classical Guitars
Friday 9th December 2022 at 10am

Lots 1401 - 1445