What’s special about this guitar: This is a stunning, vintage 1965 Rickenbacker 360 12-string guitar with an impeccable sound and playability. This guitar has a gorgeous maple top with birdseye figuring giving it a wonderful 3-dimensional look. This guitar also has the shattered glass inlays which also look 3-dimensional and give the guitar a classy vintage vibe! The natural finish has developed a slight patina over the years giving the finish a perfectly aged look. The tuners are unoriginal but function great and the selector switch has been replaced. Aside form those two things, this Ric is all original!
Condition: This guitar is very clean and in excellent shape for a 1965 Rickenbacker! There are light surface scratches, some small nicks and dings and some very light finish checking throughout the top. There are some larger scratches and some buckle rash on the back but nothing major. The fingerboard and frets are in very good shape with moderate play wear and some heavier play wear towards the lower registers. The frets still have plenty of life left in them. The neck is very comfortable with great action and the truss rod function perfectly. There is one small area on the neck in which the finish has worn through to the bare wood (see photos). The tuners and pickups selector switch are unoriginal however the original switch is included in the case. All electronics and parts are in perfect working condition.
Body: Semi-hollow maple body with a bound back in mapleglo finish. The top has a light patina and gorgeous birdseye figuring! Rickenbacker tailpiece with height-adjustable bridge with six individual saddles. Skirted control knobs with silver inserts, elevated white pickguard and a bound slanted sound hole.
Neck: Very nicely rounded maple neck with a bound rosewood fingerboard. Shattered glass slanted inlays and a 1 5/8” nut. Slotted peg head with vintage-style nickel tuners, 34 ¾” scale length.
Pickups/Electronics: Original Rickenbacker toaster top pickups in the neck and bridge with dual volume and tone controls, pickup blend control and a 3-way selector switch. This guitar also features both a mono and stereo output jack.
Neck: 7.65K Ohms.
Bridge: 8.02K Ohms.
Weight: 7lbs, 9.5oz.
Case: Includes the original hardshell case. The original selector switch is included in the case.