Up for sale, a 1970's Greco model PE-520 electric guitar in 100% original condition and in perfect working order. Made in Japan at the Fujigen factory, this Greco is a recreation of the Gibson Les Paul Professional model of the same period, with distinct slanted pickups, out of phase switch and unique control array, and dark walnut finish on a chambered mahogany body. These humbuckers run hotter than the Gibson version, and the array of switching options ballpark the unique sonic combinations provided by the original Professional model. The guitar weighs 9lbs 12oz and has been professionally setup here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar with 10-46 strings for optimal action and intonation.
The three-piece mahogany neck has a slender C shape at the nut, gradually growing deeper and filling out with moderate shoulder as you travel up the fretboard. 834 deep at the 1st fret and. The bound rosewood fretboard features pearloid trapezoid inlays and original frets that are firmly of the low/flat variety Gibson used in this era.
The guitar plays effortlessly up the fretboard with no buzzing or dead spots, and the guitar currently shows uniform wear on frets 1-6, extending further underneath the plain strings up to fret 11. The original nut is present and measures 1 11/16 in width.
On the headstock, cosmetic touches evoke the original Gibson design, with crown inlay, original two-ply truss rod cover, and stock chrome closed-back Greco YFG branded tuning machines. All of the electronics work as they should, with two Volume knobs, a three-way rotary Tone knob, three-way blade selector Tone switch, and a Phase switch controlling the two pickups. Cosmetically, the finish shows a bit of light honest playwear with a handful of tiny dings and surface scratches on the guitar as a whole, with some additional finish chips on the lower bout edge.
The neck profile virtually flawless, with only on small shallow mark on the treble side of the profile behind fret 5. The finish is 100% original with zero touchups or overspray and the guitar is structurally sound with no cracks, repairs, or serious wear of any kind to report! Check out our shop "Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar, " and please let us know if we can answer any questions! International orders will be declared as merchandise, and the value of merchandise will be declared as the amount paid. We cannot declare anything as a gift or for a lesser value.
We do our best to describe all items with honesty and accuracy, but to be sure, please. The item "1970s Greco PE-520 LP Professional Vintage Electric Guitar Walnut Japan Fujigen" is in sale since Tuesday, September 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars".
The seller is "mmguitarbar" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.