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Brian May Red Special
Here we have from Brian May Guitars, the Brian May Red Special. It is in extremely good condition with some very light surface playing marks and some very slight fret wear in a couple of places. These guitars are known for their fantastically low action and this one is just stunning. Normally the Red Special comes with Korean designed trisonic based pickups, I have purchased and fitted the ‘Burns TriSonic Pickups’, which are better quality and the ones that Brian May himself bought and fitted to his own guitar, that he built with his father.
I am including the original pick ups that came with the guitar in this sale. Original soft case included that these guitars come with.
These instruments are re-creations of the two guitars supplied to The Shadows in 1964 – original production models varied considerably to the confusion of today’s collectors! A “Strictly Limited Edition” progressive production of Two Thousand and Four (2004) is proposed for these instruments – only 315 Burns Marvin guitars were made originally! Instruments are hand-made under strict licence in Japan and China, with final assembly and set-up being undertaken in the UK. Construction is of two-piece nature with the body being of selected Alder.
The neck is of Canadian Hard Rock Maple and the fingerboard of high-grade Indian Rosewood. New tortoishell-effect scratch-plates are utilised, and the three Rez-o-Matic pick-ups are to original specifications utilising the correct wire and Alnico magnets. Pick-up covers and scratch-plates are engraved as per the original 1964 model. Both body and neck are finished in original vintage polyester.
The unique Rez-o-Tube tremelo system (made exactly to original specifications from Duralumin) is the main feature of the guitar. Bridge saddles are stainless steel as is the tremelo arm. D’Addario 0.010″ to 0.046″ Medium Gauge Nickel-plated Strings (in keeping with Hank Marvin’s preferences) are fitted as original equipment.
Fender Ritchie Blackmore Stratocaster Scalloped Rosewood Olympic White
Looks brand new and is ungigged. Includes all original case candy, tags, manuals, and OEM materials from manufacturer.
A U-shaped neck with 7.25″ fretboard radius and vintage frets provides a great vintage feel. Has the 2 Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder pickups in the bridge and neck and a dummy middle pickup.
Deluxe GigBag included.
Fender Strat Plus
Named SPIKE, a 1994 Antique White 40th anniversary Fender USA Stratocaster Plus. Original Fender hard case. Pick up selector has been swapped for 3 switches which allows all pups on or off or any two switched out of phase, original switch comes with sale. (Three switches fit without any cutting or disfiguring). Excellent condition no dings or belt rash. Neck is perfect, frets are excellent, and it has a really low action. This is a beautiful guitar that I bought new, 20 years ago this year, 2014.
Fender USA Stratocaster VG
A fabulous instrument that could be invaluable for live and studio work. One guitar that can be a strat, tele, les Paul, acoustic, 12 string or open g instrument. One of the finest modelling guitar sounds all on an authentic American strat. The guitar is used but not abused; it has minor nicks and dings with a little buckle rash. Overall the condition of the instrument is very good. Set up and playing great,comes in its original Fender hard shell case with tremolo arm and instructions. Cost over £1200.
Alder body, maple neck, maple fingerboard, 22 medium-jumbo frets, 3 American Strat single-coil pickups, master volume, tone, 5-way pickup selector switch, American 2-point synchronized tremolo bridge, Rolland VG hex pickup, two additional 5-position knobs; one for selecting a modeling mode and one for selecting a tuning, blue battery indicator light.
This guitar is a Normal Guitar that also models Humbucking, Acoustic, Drop D, Open G, D Modal, Baritone, and a 12 String.
Gibson 335 Natural Blonde (1999)
Historic Series Gibson 335 – 63 Block. The Historic Series are fine instruments, collectable in their own right.
There were two Natural blond 335’s made in 1963; (see one on www.es-335.org.) Like the 1963 models, a natural 63 Historic Block is also a rarity. This is a superior, Nashville built guitar – not the standard Memphis model
The neck is one piece quarter sawn mahogany, the fretboard is a rich, dark rosewood. The headstock, which has a holly veneer and the high position crown inlay, is at the classic, pre 1965, 17 degree angle, the neck tenon is long. Pickups are 57 Classics and they, like the rest of the hardware, are nickel, rather than chrome, plated. Another important feature is the select woods that Gibson use for these guitars
The finish, as with all Gibsons, is nitro. It’s in very good condition with just a couple tiny marks on the back. The frets are good and the action is low.
All original 1963 ES-175, in fantastic condition for age. Frets have been well played but have been dressed and it plays perfectly. Checking as you would expect but everything is as it should be. Case is not original, however it is absolutely beautiful and I think probably much better than original.
Gibson ES-335 Sunburst
This is ‘old faithful’, he is a 1964 335 and is absolutely the best. However there are issues: First it sounds awesome. Plays like no other I know and looks as if it was made yesterday. That’s probably because it has been refinished and refretted. Has had tuners and internal wiring and pots replaced, however I still have the original ones. Case is not original. Please call me for the full story.
Gibson ES335 Alvin Lee
2007 Gibson 335 Alvin Lee Signature Big Red. The guitar was a limited production and they are very hard to find. Custom Shop, in Cherry in very good condition, no dings scratches, signs of light use but with virtually no fret wear. Weighs in at 8.2 lbs and is 100% original. Certificate of Authenticity comes with the guitar as does original Gibson hard case. Please call for full details.
Gibson ES335 Cherry
1963 Gibson 335 in cherry red. The sound is to die for! All original except for tuners, the originals are available with the guitar. Had bigsby fitted from new, which also is included. There are some marks on the body where the bigsby was fitted and the cherry has faded as would be expected. Please call for full details.