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Catalog images courtesy of Steve Brown.

Eko's '62 basses.

of colors, though it's doubtful Pigini was
offering a pick-and-choose concept. Three
new basses - two hollowbodies and a solid

"all-wood" model - were shown, and others listed including the 1100/2 and 1150/2
"celluloid" models.

Eko's '64 catalogs used color illustrations and the two celluloid basses were
back on display; the 1100/2 illustrated as
"3 Dimensional - Peroxlin (Mother of
Pearl)" and "Double Cutaway Style fully
covered with Peroxlin." Electronics, dimensions, and hardware were unchanged.
The 1100/2 shown here is a definitive
example if Eko's celluloid instruments,
sporting a blue-sparkle top and white
mother-of-pearl back separated by the
gold strip. Sparkle/pearloid models were
out of Eko's catalog by '65. And while
their wild aesthetic debuted at the front
edge of the "guitar boom," the garish
instruments didn't carry over into the
phenomenon.
One might also speculate just how the
1150/2 affected the design and development of Eko's violin-shaped 995 bass (VG,
February '11), which debuted in the mid
'60s and became one of the company's
best-known instruments.
While Eko's sparkle and pearloid
solidbodies aren't memorable in terms of
tone, they often lead discussions about
the aesthetics of '60s kitschy (and now
retro-cool) instruments.

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