1998 Rickenbacker 330/12 12-String
Summary: This 1998 Rickenbacker 330/12, one of the world’s most popular 12-string electric guitars, is the model Johnny Marr, Wendy Melvoin, The Edge and Peter Buck made so famous. The instrument incorporates many features standard on Rickenbacker guitars, including a three-ply maple/walnut neck, a shallow headstock angle, and a thick rosewood fret-board finished with clear conversion varnish. The 330 also features a body with Rickenbacker's "crescent moon" double-cutaway shape with sharp, unbound edges, and an "R"-shaped trapeze tailpiece.
Body: Maple in a Fireglo finish.
Neck: Maple with a Rosewood fingerboard, 24.75” scale length,” 1.62 nut width, 24 frets, pearl dot inlays.
Pickups/Hardware: Rickenbacker single coil pickups, trapeze bridge, 2 volume, 2 tone, 1 mix knobs, 3 way selector switch.
Cosmetics: This guitar is in incredible shape, as it was part of a collection, shows no significant signs of wear. It’s as close to like new as a used guitar can be, with just light wear on the pickguard. The back of the neck is clean, and the frets show no wear. Overall, this guitar plays very well and sounds fantastic.
Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.
Weight: 7.6 lbs.
Case: This guitar ships in its original hardshell case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.