Alden guitars were produced by CMI, Chicago.
Three Alden guitar models shown – model numbers unknown;
Two pickups shown – 1. Plain Hershey Bar pickup with hollow rivets, for woodscrew fixing. 2. Hershey Bar pickup with raised, dimpled central panel and solid rivets, for fixing to pickguard.
Some of the pickups used in their guitars are shown below:
Plain Hershey Bar pickup with hollow rivets, for woodscrew fixing directly into guitar body or through timber base
Hershey Bar pickup with dimpled top panel, riveted to pickguard as in Alden Stratotone guitar.
Alden Stratotone (as Harmony H45) with plain Hershey Bar pickup with hollow rivets. B0167
Single-pickup Stratotone with dimpled top panel riveted to pickguard. B0491.
Twin pickup Alden Stratotone guitar B0491.