the first plastic pick, ever!

In 1922, D'Andrea USA invented the first guitar pick! Today we are creating picks for many companies seen across the world, have an extensive catalog of custom picks and products, and have been distributing leading products such as Bullet Cable, Thimble Slide and Ace Guitar Straps.
It all started in downtown New York City in 1922. Luigi D'Andrea, a Neapolitan vacuum cleaner salesman, happened upon a sidewalk sale. He bought some sheets of tortoise shell colored cellulose nitrate plastic and mallet dies that were used to make littleheart shaped decorations for the tops of powder puff boxes. He punched out a few hundred of the little 1″

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