Description

Custom 22 Private Stock.
2002 Paul Reed Smith Custom 22 Private Stock.
This PRS Private Stock 'Custom 22' weighs just 7.20 lbs., and has a one-piece, PRS-shape offset asymmetrical double-cutaway 13 inch wide, just under 2 inches deep, mahogany body with an amazing sculptured, two-piece book-matched highly-figured, West Coast curly maple top. There is a 3/16 inch 'band' of plain maple which starts at the tip of the treble-horn and goes all the way round to the neck on the bass side. One-piece 'fretted' Brazilian Rosewood PRS-shape glued-in neck with a nut width of 1 11/16 inches, a wonderful medium-to-thick profile and a scale length of 25.00 inches. Single-action truss rod. Back angled three-on-a-side non veneered headstock with inlaid Malachite 'Eagle' and Paua purfling. Rosewood truss-rod cover, also with Paua purfling, secured with one screw. Individual Schaller/PRS 'Rotamatic' locking tuners with half-moon metal buttons. On the back of the headstock is the serial number stamped in blind "Private Stock #396 / 2 22 02 / Paul Reed Signature" written in gold marker. Ten inch radiused Brazilian rosewood fretboard with inlaid Malachite 'bird' position markers, 22 jumbo frets and Paua purfling. One PRS "10" vintage-style bass humbucker in the neck position and one PRS "10" vintage-style treble humbucker in the bridge position with outputs of 8.04k and 12.82k respectively. Cream plastic pickup surrounds. One volume control, one tone control, and one three-way pickup selector switch. Gold plastic barrel-shape "Speed" control knobs. PRS Wrap-over, pre-compensated 'brushed' stud bridge/tailpiece. Inside the neck pickup cavity are the letters "PS" in gold marker and also the date "Jan 07 2002 stamped in black. inside the bridge pickup cavity, written in black ink is "PS #396 / CUZZ Stop-Tail / Emerald Green" and also "Jason" and PW ll". On the back of the guitar the triangular black plastic control cover is secured by three screws. All hardware gold-plated. This amazing guitar is in near mint (9.25) condition with just a miniscule amount of belt-buckle scarring on the back. Complete with the original Paul Reed Smith letter of authenticity, signed and dated May 8, 2002, the original sales receipt dated May 17, 2002, inspection card, warranty, truss-rod adjustment tool, and allan key. Housed in the original three-latch, rectangular black hardshell case with black leather ends and black plush lining (9.25). Also included in the case is a duplicate tailpiece and two studs. (#1558).

Year Condition Color Case
2002 Near Mint Flamed Emerald Green Original Hard

$7,950

Fretted Americana
David Brass
818-222-4113
Calabasas, CA
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