.ON SALE! WAS $2,495.
A very beautiful, Isana, German arch top, jazz guitar, designed by master luthier Josef Sandner and dating to late 1962. A very rare deluxe model sporting the alternating wood sides (made only in 1962), the large fret-board inlays, the pearliod deco headstock and pick guard along with the fancy sweeping tailpiece.
Guitar is all original and in exceptional, excellent condition overall.
YOU WILL NEVER SEE ANOTHER ISANA LIKE THIS IN THIS CONDITION AGAIN. This is the best of the best! Gorgeous burst finish. Low action and excellent frets. This guitar plays and sounds like a dream.
This guitar is in nearly new condition save for some minimal finish checking (after all she is over 50).
She comes with a non original tweed hard-shell case that is also in excellent condition.
Elvis owned a 1958 Isana. His father, Vernon, visited Elvis in Germany when he was stationed in the army there, and bought a black Isana for Elvis as a Christmas gift from a local music shop named "Hummel" in Frankfurt. Elvis made many appearances with his Isana and there are several publicity photos of him playing it.
It was his favorite guitar in the late 50‘s and early 60‘s.
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PRICE IS FIRM.
PP&I NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE.
THE ONLY payment methods I accept:
1. Bank checks; tellers checks, cashier checks, money orders (no personal checks)
2. Money orders (all orders paid by US postal money orders will be shipped same day or next business day if you let me know)
3. Business checks (must have name and address of business printed on them)
4. Direct bank transfer (payment only in US dollars, small fee applies)
5. Western Union money transfer (only in US dollars, sender must pay all fees)
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All business is done via the internet and by US Postal Service. To expedite your inquiry please include your full name and location when contacting us. Postage and insurance are not included in our prices and will be determined by your mailing address and method of dispatch. We accept payment in US dollars only by money orders, bank checks (we will accept bank drafts, teller's checks, casher's checks and bank money orders drawn on continental US banks only; no personal checks) Western Union Money Grams for smalls. We also accept company checks from dealers. We accept US postal money orders. (items paid for via US postal money order or Western Union are shipped same day as payment is received. All other forms of payment have to clear before items are shipped). On more expensive items (over $2,500.) and from overseas clients, we will accept payment via direct bank transfer in US dollars only, but due to the recent raise in bank rates we cannot absorb the fees (a $60. fee for each international transfer and a $35. fee for domestic transfers will apply). Sorry, no paypal or credit cards. Items will not ship until payment is fully cleared. We always pack very well and ship promptly upon cleared payment. Any item sent non insured or under insured is done so at the buyer’s liability. We accept no liability for errors in listings or in correspondence.
All guitars are sent via the United States Postal System. They are very well packed and insured. Shipping charges will vary depending on item and your location.
Because of the delicate nature of electronics and the possibility of parts swapping, all electric guitars are sold as is. I am not one of those people who makes it a habit of dissecting their guitars and photographing their guts: Only in a rare occasion, if the guitar merits it. Acoustic guitars (with the exception of items with the words “as is” in their descriptions, discounted items or guitars that have had work done on them or have damage) are returnable for credit minus PP&I and restocking fee.. Terms of return for acoustic guitars: Acoustic guitars may be returned for immediate credit towards another guitar of higher price (25%+, excluding marked down prices) plus postage and packing fees (all returns subject to a 15% restocking fee.) PP&I fees are not refundable and guitar must be posted back within 24 business day hours and must be received in the same packaging and in the same condition as sent. Lay-a-way available on higher priced: 50% deposit of total immediately down and balance paid within 30 days or deposit forfeited. No returns on lay-a-ways. Accessories, cases, parts, amps, etc. are non returnable. By purchasing you are agreeing to these terms.