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VINTAGE 1978 IBANEZ MC500NT MUSICIAN !!!
VINTAGE-1978-IBANEZ-MC500NT-MUSICIAN
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Item condition:
Used
Ended:
Aug 01, 2011 18:24:49 PDT
Winning bid:
US $1,041.00
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Item location:
Los Angeles, California, United States

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330592102423
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Item specifics

Condition:
Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand:

IBANEZ

Country of Manufacture:

Japan

Body Type:

Solid

Type:

Electric

String Configuration:

6

Model, Series:

MUSICIAN

Dexterity:

Right-Handed

Edition:

MC500NT

VINTAGE 1978 IBANEZ MC500NT MUSICIAN

You are bidding on this Vintage 1978 Ibanez MC500NT Musician !!!  This awesome vintage instrument stands at the top of the line from the original & revolutionary Ibanez Musician series & was only made from 1978 - 1980!!  Made in Japan, Serial no.: E786647.

Check out these all original vintage Features:

  • Ash & Maple laminated sandwich body
  • Ash carved top & Maple core
  • Neck-Thru Construction
  • 7 Piece laminated Rock Maple & Black Walnut neck, entire length of instrument
  • Polished Ebony fretboard
  • 24 Ibanez VelveTouch (jumbo) frets
  • Abalone Dot inlays
  • Two Ibanez Super 88 Tri-Sound ultra high output humbuckers
  • Exclusive Ibanez Active 3 Band EQ System (bass, mid, high) controls
  • One Volume & One Pre-Amp Boost with Sure-Grip knobs
  • 2 Awesome Tri-Sound Mini switches for coil splitting & reverse phase shift
  • One Preamp/EQ in & out switch  
  • 3 way switch pickup selector
  • Ibanez Gibraltar adjustable locking bridge mounted on inlaid Sustain Block
  • Ibanez Gibraltar slotted tailpiece with Ibanez Cloud
  • Ibanez Half & Half (bone & brass) nut
  • Heavy Gold plated hardware 
  • Ibanez Velve-Tune machineheads
  • Pearloid tuning keys
  • Contoured body
  • Natural stain finish
  • Offset neck cutaways for easy upper fret access 
  • Includes Heavy-Duty Ibanez aluminum shell custom fitted hard shell case

Now for the issues, there is one ding on the bottom near the middle of the body; one ding on lower left side (not visible from front); two dings on lower right side (not visible from front);  one finish flaw on top lower right side (barely visible);  one ding on the top of the headstock & lastly, some surface scratches on top of body near input & active EQ controls.  None of the aforementioned issues affects this axe's playability & tone whatsoever.

Other than the issues noted above, this fine vintage instrument is a truly unique guitar from the legendary Golden Age of Ibanez!!!  What sets this classic vintage instrument apart from the rest is the exclusive Ibanez active 3 Band EQ (low, mid & high controls) that truly provides for unmatched tonal versatility & control!  The bypassable EQ circuit is specially designed to retain and enhance the natural warmth of the guitar.  In addition, the ultra-high output Super 88 pickups were the hottest factory pickups of their day & they sound truly awesome!!  From classic rock, jazz, blues & even high gain metal, & everything in between, this axe can do it all!  The Pre-Amp boost knob really gives the already hot pickups a real kick when needed.  Plus the 2 Tri-Sound Mini switches, which provide for coil splitting & reverse phase shift, can produce a total of 15 different & distinct tones for the absolute & ultimate in tonal variety& versatility!  The neck-thru construction & sandwich style body makes for the best possible sustain for days!  Her neck is straight & she still plays & sounds like an absolute dream come true.  She is a true example of the ultra-high quality guitars that were made during the Golden Age of Ibanez, when quality materials were plentiful & Ibanez was out to make a name for itself in terms of quality & craftsmanship.  This axe has been professionally set-up & serviced & is 100% fully functional!  After 33 years, this timeless & classic axe has aged beautifully & it truly shows in the high-quality woods, construction, sound, ultimate in tonal versatility & playability of this fine vintage instrument.  They don't make them like this anymore!   

Check my 100% positive feedback & bid with confidence.

This ships worldwide! The winning bidder agrees to pay 50% of shipping cost.  Local pickup is available in the Los Angeles area.  Please use ebay messages for any questions.  Please check my other auctions for more guitars & other goodies available for auction.  Thanks for looking & Bid to Win!!!

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