In fact, the earliest electric guitars from the Rickenbacker guitar company were not electric guitars as you know them today, but actually prototypes of electric lap steels.
Rickenbacker Frying Pan - Often considered to be the first electric guitar, this model got its name because of its unique shape that looks just like a frying pan.
Delia LS - The Delia is one of First Act's signature guitars with a design that alludes to the classic Rickenbacker guitars.
Sold separately are a special Rickenbacker 325 guitar controller and a Gretsch Duo Jet guitar controller.
In fact, Rickenbacker was the first company to make electric guitars starting in 1932.
Rickenbacker: No other guitar sounds quite like a Rickenbacker.