EKO 500 V3 Red Sparkle 1960s

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in Italy.
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EKO 500 V3 Red Sparkle 1960s

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Plywood
Body Details: Solid body constructed of poplar plywood
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .86" (1st fret), .96" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with bound rosewood fretboard, plastic inlays, zero fret, and headstock truss rod adjustment
Electronics: Original Eko single coil pickups and electronics, with multiple selector switches and master volume/tone controls. A new bridge ground wire has been run from the tone pot to the vibrato. The control switch functions are (from top to bottom): M: All pickups on. 1: Neck pickup. 3: Bridge pickup. 1+3: Neck & bridge pickups. 2. Middle pickup. 0: Mute
Pickup Measurements: Unavailable due to wiring scheme
Hardware: Original
Weight: 7lbs 7oz
Modifications/Repairs: A new bridge ground wire has been run.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely; the finish is clean and glossy, with a few small scratches and blemishes present. A few of the pickguard screws are missing.
Serial Number: 1868
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and low with moderate wear, but the guitar plays cleanly and comfortably as is. This model was produced in Italy in the 1960s.
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