Schaller Kluson Tuners??

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  1. Fenderbaum

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    I thought i had found and uncovered all info about the Kluson vintage style tuners, past and present manufacturers.

    These showed up on the used market for $35 and i bought them (as pictured) out of surprise and curiosity. Will get them next week.
    Seller say they are indeed Schaller.

    By the looks of the packaging, they look old.. 80´s maybe.

    Anyone know if Schaller ever made these at one point?? (with round buttons)

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    I think they still do.
     
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    Nothing on their site. Still make them for Gibsons tho..
     
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    Yeah I just looked and couldn't find any. Thought I saw them a couple of years ago when looking for vintage fender style for a buddy.I was sure I saw some and they were the most expensive ones so got him Fenders.
     
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    Sent Schaller an Email. See what they say if they respond.

     
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    These are listed for sale on Schaller's website in gold & nickel, 6 on a side or 3+3

    https://schaller.info/en/machine-heads/234/g-series-deluxe-keystone

    This is on Reverb. I'm sure you could find out more in just a few minutes on a search engine. Screenshot_20211010-130247_Reverb.jpg


    Doesn't seem so far-fetched for those to be genuine. They still sell that design.

    I'm glad I saw this. I know where to order the set of nickel 3+3's I want to get when it's time.
     
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    The Gibson tuners i know are made.
    But i have never seen Kluson style for Fender by them.
     
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    Got an email from Schaller.
    He says the package and everything is original. And they did indeed make them a while ago.
     
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    The package looks very 1980s.
     
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    Nice find! Good reliable German engineering.
     
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    They stopped production in 2000.
    Says it can be 80s too.
     
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