Rickenbacker 480 Black 1973

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Rickenbacker 480 Black 1973

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 Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: C to D shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .88" 12th .90"
Fingerboard Radius: 20.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Maple bolt-on neck with bound rosewood fingerboard.
Electronics: Original electronics. Two pickups, three-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls for each pickup. -1972 pot code dates. -Some of the leads have been spliced and some solder joints have been touched up, all components appear to be original.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 8.1k Bridge 5.3k
Hardware: Original hardware.
Modifications/Repairs: -Some of the leads have been spliced and some solder joints have been touched up, all components appear to be original.
Case Details: Non-original gig bag is in good shape.
Cosmetic Condition: This instrument has moderate wear for its age. -Moderate/heavy weather checking throughout the guitar. -Body has dents, scratches, chipped/worn finish around the sides, some blemishes, and buckle rash. -Neck has scuffs, dents, some blemishes, and some chipped/worn finish on the edges of the headstock.
Serial Number: MD1233
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and light neck relief. -Both truss rods are adjustable. -Frets are narrow with medium height and light play wear. -The serial number dates this instrument to 1973.
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