Photos of some of the beautiful and unusual guitars which I have owned, restored, or sold.

 

Guitars which are currently for sale will be listed on the FOR SALE page

 

 

Watkins Burns Black Bison advert

Melody Maker 22nd June 1963

 

 

1962/3 BURNS 'Black Bison'

Serial number 1022

 

A beautiful early 3-pickup Black Bison, one of the first type produced immediately following the iconic 4-Pickup model.

Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

From the personal collection of Paul Day, author of The Burns Book (1979)

The Burns Book, Paul Day 1979

 

Photo by Paul Day

Photos by Paul Day

 

 

This famous guitar has been photographed for many publications, including this 1992 double-page spread in The Guitar Magazine

 

 

Burns Black Bison Guitar

Burns Bison Guitar 1963

1962 Burns Black Bison

1963 Burns Bison Guitar

Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

 

1963 Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

1963 Burns Black Bison Guitar

 

detail

 

 

 

 

Silver reissue Burns Bison hard-case

 

 

Paul's "Burns Bison 3PU Black" case-labelling

 

Paul Day with part of his collection

 

Burns Bison Guitar Magazine