This site is dedicated to Watkins / Wem / Wilson Guitars and Wem amps
There were five semi-acoustic models available:
SAF 2 - 6 string 2 pickup,
SAT 1 - 6 string single PU with tremolo arm
SAT 2 - 6-string 2 pickup with tremolo arm,
SAB 2 - 4 string bass with 2 pickups
SA122 which was a twelve string 2 pickup model
All had sunburst polyester finish with mother-of-pearl crown device inset in the head
Neck was laminated 2 section sycamore with mahogany fingerboard.
Schaller pickups and machine heads were used.
These semis seem to be uncommon even though they had a reasonable production life.
Cost in 1969 varied from £73 for the basic six string to £87 for a left handed bass
Roy Wood of "Wizard" and Jeff Lynne of ELO (pictured below with SA122) were enthusiasts for this model
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