Rickenbacker 335 Capri Fireglo 1961

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Rickenbacker 335 Capri Fireglo 1961

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: Maple
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .84" 12th- .82"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: The piece maple/walnut/maple fingerboard with unbound rosewood board.
Electronics: Original toaster pickups and wiring with 1961 pot codes. The guitar has a three way selector and volume and tone controls for each pickup. The tone controls work opposite of most; when rolled back, the tone is all the way on.
Pickup Measurements: neck 19.1k ohms bridge 31.7k ohms
Hardware: Original hardware except for replaced pick guard screws. The trem arm is functional, but the mechanism is fragile so the arm has been removed and is included in the case.
Modifications/Repairs: -The pick guard screws have been replaced.
Case Details: Original hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. The finish is glossy with dents and scratches throughout. There is wear around the edges of the body. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash. The finish on the neck is well worn. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age.
Serial Number: 8C75
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are small with light play wear. -The guitar has the split level guard and 4 knob configuration. It retains the deep 2" body. The pots date to 1961 so we are calling it a 1961.
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