Details about VINTAGE 1961 RICKENBACKER RICKENBACHER RICK RIC 450 ELECTRIC GUITARSee original listing
“COOL VINTAGE VIBE!”
Jun 04, 2013
Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States
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VINTAGE 1961 RICKENBACKER 450
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Description: 1961 Rickenbacker 450 electric guitar in natural finish.
Cosmetic Condition: Cool vintage vibe - various minor nicks, dents & dings; surface scratches, light finish wear & a couple of minor cracks in the pickguard.. Our luthier recently repaired a headstock crack - professionally glued & stable.
Neck: Slender maple neck with rosewood fingerboard & cream dot inlays. Most of the dots are quite worn & few are missing. Original frets show some wear, but are still playable. Unoriginal newer tuners. There are extra screw holes under the tuners from a previous unoriginal set that were on the guitar. 1 9/16" nut width; 25" scale length.
Body: Neck-thru body design with maple wings. There's some light flaming in the maple on the back of the body. Single-ply white pickguard. Six-saddle adjustable bridge.
Pickups: Original 'toaster top' single coils with dual volume & tone controls; 3-way toggle switch. Pots date to '61.
Set Up: Professionally set up by our guitar tech with a fresh set of .10-.46 gauge strings.
Playability / Sound: Good action & the neck is very comfortable. Classic Ric tone.
Case: Original hardshell case included.