Yeah, I knew Ritz's history and relative low production #s when I came across this at a local consignment shop. It was a fine guitar, and I played it for a while before selling (on eBay.) It was very resonant, had very hot pickups (Duncans, iirc,) and the neck was fantastic. I just didn't care much for the finish/aesthetic.
I've owned a bunch of nice, rare guitars. Here's another one that you might recognize: