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First introduced in 1981 as a part of the Deluxe Series, the H-737 was one of Hondo's many Les Paul copies, slotting above the H-732 and below the H-740.

Made in Incheon, Korea by Samick.

H-737 (Deluxe Series, 1981)

H737BS 4

1981 H-737 BS

H737BS 1

Wavy headstock with Sunrise logo

Body:

  • Laminated Nato body with arched top
  • Maple veneer (Sunburst finishes)
  • Belly carve
  • 47mm thick body

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Nato neck

Binding:

  • Single-bound headstock, neck and body (front)
  • Celluloid binding

Electronics:

  • Two single coil pickups with humbucker-style covers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Flat-mounted, single-ply pickguard
  • Fish shaped truss rod cover
  • Gold "notched" speed knobs
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece

Finishes:

  • Black (B)
  • White (WH)
  • Walnut (WA)
  • Brown Sunburst (BS)
  • Antique Brown Sunburst (AB)
  • Golden Sunburst (GS)

Also branded as:

  • Bently Series 10 2228 & 2229
  • Dixon

H-737 (Deluxe Series, 1982-1983)

For 1982, the H-737 was updated with the new Deluxe headstock and Deluxe Series logo.

  • $269.95 MSRP (1983)
H737 deluxe hs

Body:

  • Laminated Nato body with arched top
  • Maple veneer (Sunburst finishes)
  • Belly carve
  • 45mm thick body

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Nato neck

Binding:

  • Single-bound headstock, neck and body (front)
  • Celluloid binding

Electronics:

  • Two chrome covered humbuckers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Flat-mounted, single-ply pickguard
  • Deluxe headstock-matching truss rod cover
  • White bell knobs

Finishes:

  • Black (B)
  • Cherry (CH)
  • Metallic Red (MR, KE-30 only)
  • Red Sunburst (RS)
  • Brown Sunburst (BS)
  • Antique Brown Sunburst (AB)
  • Golden Sunburst (GS)

Also branded as:

  • Dixon
  • Palmer
  • State of the Art KE-30
  • Seville

HL-737

81 HL737

HL-737 GS

Left-handed version of H-737.

  • $284.95 MSRP (1983)

Finishes:

  • Black (B)
  • White (W)
  • Golden Sunburst (GS)

HD-737 (Deluxe Series)

Same as H-737, but with DiMarzio K-10 humbuckers.

Finishes:

  • Black (B)
  • Brown Sunburst (BS)

HS-737 (Deluxe Series)

Same as H-737, but with Schaller 455 combination bridge/tailpiece and Schaller style tuning machines.

HS737
  • 1982-1983
  • $289.95 MSRP (1983)

Finishes:

  • Black (B)
  • Cherry (CH)
  • Brown Sunburst (BS)

H-737 (Revival Series)

H737 revival blocks unbound HS

Revival Series H-737 (Version 2)

Adds Grover Rotomatic tuners and two X-14 humbuckers.

Note: some examples did not include Grover tuners.

  • 1984-1985
  • $269.95 MSRP (1984)

Body:

  • Laminated Nato body with arched top
  • Maple veneer (Sunburst finishes)
  • Belly carve
  • 45mm thick body
H737 HS

Open Book headstock (Version 2)

Neck:

  • Bolt-on Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays (Version 1)
  • Rosewood fretboard with Pearloid block inlays (Version 2)
  • Open Book headstock
  • Deluxe headstock
  • Silk-screened Revival logo
  • 22 frets
  • 24.75" scale

Binding:

  • Single-bound headstock, neck and body, front (Version 1)
  • Single- bound neck and body, front (Version 2)
  • Celluloid binding
H737B revival artist HS 2

Deluxe headstock (Version 2)

Electronics:

  • Two zebra style X-14 humbuckers
  • 3-way switch
  • 2 Vol, 2 Tone

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Raised, single-ply pickguard
  • 14:1 ratio Grover Rotomatic tuners
  • Deluxe headstock truss rod cover
  • White bell knobs

Finishes:

  • Black (B, BK)
  • Cherry Sunburst (CS, CSB)
  • Brown Sunburst (BS)
  • Golden Sunburst (GS)

Also branded as:

  • Antoria LP-750 (Orleans)
  • Antoria EG-1737 (Pro-Star)
  • Bently Series 10 2228 & 2229
  • Mako TL-56 & TP-2
  • Rhapsody LP-2

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