In 1984, Rudy Pensa started a
cooperation with his new employee John Suhr who was working
on his own guitars. Rudy and John started making guitars
under Pensa-Suhr name. According to the book "The official guitar styles of Mark
Knopfler - Volume 1", this is a 'prototype' Pensa-Suhr
and the first guitar John Suhr built under the Pensa-Suhr
John Suhr contacted me in
July 2011, mentioning that the guitar was made from
Structural Foam, not wood on the body. It was an experiment
and Mark liked it. And John corrected that it was not the
first guitar that was built under the Pensa-Suhr name like
the book mentions.
Mark Knopfler used it on Two young lovers
during the On every street world tour 1991-1992.
a closeup and
here for a nice one from Rotterdam 1992.