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1995 Rickenbacker 360v64 Fireglo (consignment) SOLD

1995 Rickenbacker 360v64 Fireglo (consignment)   SOLD

To my eye this is one of the most distinctive guitar shapes – in a 1995 Rickenbacker 360v64 Fireglo. Introduced in 1958, the Rickenbacker 360 became popular in Europe, sometimes under other names and with subtle differences – for example, the Rose-Morris 1993 on the Who’s iconic Maximum R&B poster. But for many people in North America, what really brought the 360 to attention was the 12-string version used by George Harrison.

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2004 Natural Rickenbacker 360 Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2004 Natural Rickenbacker 360 Guitar (consignment) SOLD

This is a 2004 Natural Rickenbacker 360 Guitar in great condition,

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Turqoise 1997 Rickenbacker 360 (consignment) SOLD

Turqoise 1997 Rickenbacker 360 (consignment) SOLD

Rickenbacker has a unique position in guitar history, having produced some of the very earliest true electric instruments – specifically, the ‘frying pan’ steel guitars of 1931. Rickenbacker instruments are quite distinctive visually and tonally; the chime of the Riki 12 on so many hit pop records and the bite of the Riki Bass are immediately recognisable.

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