Description

Here's a 1967 Musicraft Messenger in Sunburst finish. Rare, all original stereo model! 1 of only 250 made from 1967-1968, made famous by Mark Farner of Grand Funk Rail Road! Clean example as well...no breaks, cracks, repairs. All parts on the guitar are original. At one point the guitar had a different D tuner on, which left a small hole that has since been filled, but the original(s) is back on. The only other thing to note, is that a previous owner tried to buff out a little section on the side of the guitar (treble side, where the side contour is). He also touched up a few small spots on the back of the aluminum neck to cover some wear spots. No repairs though and everything is structurally perfect. As mentioned, this is the stereo version! There are two outputs, which allow for routing both pickups though one jack, or sending them to each jack separately, to be used with two separate amps. The guitar plays fantastic, with low action down the neck. Frets have life left as well. Even sounds good acoustic. The original pickups are two DeArmond single coils, that are full & clear. The guitar sounds incredible. Nothing sounds like an old Messenger! OHSC included!

Weight- 8lbs

Nut Width- 1 5/8 "

Before shipping, all guitars & basses receive a fresh, deep clean, along with a pro setup to your spec's! We are an appointment only store. All instruments are handled by SS Vintage employees only.

Feel free to call or email anytime with questions, picture requests, or just to chat about the instrument!

Free shipping is for Domestic only. For International shipping, please message us your city & postal code for an accurate shipping quote.

SS Vintage

SS Vintage

1967
Musicraft
Very Good
Sunburst
Original Hard
7 Years
$5,950
SS Vintage
George Coutretsis
773-472-3333
Chicago, Illinois
12:54 AM
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm Appointment Only

We accept PayPal, bank wire, and all major credit cards for payments.

For shipping, we use UPS, with all packages being fully insured. For International shipping, please message us directly, with your city and postal code, for a quote. Shipping rates do not include VAT and/or import taxes, which vary from country to country. The buyer is responsible for that cost. Arrival times will also vary from country to country. Every guitar is professionally setup and expertly packed!

We offer a 3 day approval period on all instruments from the time you receive the item. Customer is responsible for shipping instrument back if it's not the one for them.