...is this J. Backlund Design Co. Model 100 (Originally called a 'Sharq', before the numbered model designations were used), built by Bruce Bennett in Chattanooga, TN. as the prototype for all following model 100's. With the exception of the electronic components, this guitar was entirely hand-built and carved by Bruce. The photo, according to Kevin Maxfield, was taken at the 2008 winter NAMM show in Anaheim. Here it is with the original prototype JBD 'Backlund' model 200, also crafted by Bennett at about the same time as the100... Following model 200's were quite different from this prototype, but with the exception of electronic components, bridge, pickups (and about four headstock re-designs), it has remained very close in form to this original design. I believe that both guitars are currently owned by K. Maxfield, who was one of the several principal owners of the J. Backlund Design Co. back then. Yes, I like to talk about this stuff.