As explained on his personal [website](http://www.hiltonvalentine.com/equipment.html): "This photo was taken in 1961 at one of the many gigs we did at the Tynemouth Working Mens Club. My friend Ronnie McKenzie (Mad Mac) is on drums. I bought the guitar (1960 model) in either late '60 or early '61."more
Many times during the scene of the film "Saturday Night Out" where The Searchers play the title track of the same name, Mike Pender can be seen playing a Burns Vibra-Artist / Burns Tri-Sonic in cherry red. From [The Searchers' official website](http://www.the-searchers.co.uk/guitars.htm), while talking about the early recording years of The Searchers, it is stated that "Mike Pender at this time used a Burns Tri-Sonic, a three pickup cherry red model".more
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