Playing my "Marveltone" guitar. The origional owner was Bob Van Kleek, from Phoenicia, who played it in the Army barracks according to his brother-in-law, Walter Brandt Sr., 98 Grand Street, Kingston, NY. I bought it from Mr. Brandt at a yard sale at his home in September 1997. He was cleaning out his attic and moving to Florida. The guitar was made in the 1920's, probably by Regal. . It is similar to a Martin 00-18 style. (Slightly narrower and longer.) It needed extensive repairs by a variety of luthiers.
Playing a love song to my bride Penelope née Boyce at our wedding. July 19, 1987. Toby Tobias is in the lower left.