1974 advert for the Howard Roberts Custom guitar, showing Mr. Roberts himself playing it. This picture was also used on the cover of the 1975 Custom order & electric acoustic series catalogue
"...he asked us to make him a deep cutaway body ...with a blend of woods that could produce the finest blend of tones. Then he helped in the designing of a one-of-a kind super-humbucking pickup just for that body. We even mounted it on the neck so as not to disturb the bodies beautiful vibrations"