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Description

Exceptionally cool and quite rare 1959 Rickenbacker 365 Capri in Mapleglo. This example is a bit of an oddball so bear with me. The serial on this one (2V504) indicates it was built between 1958 – 1960, has two pickups, and was a vibrato model. Per Rickenbacker there is no way to date this style serial off the number alone and therefore we are focusing on the features of the instrument. This example has 2 toaster pickups, a thick 2″ double bound body, a single input, gold pickguard and truss rod cover. 365 is also written in the control cavity but as shown it does not have a vibrato tailpiece. The finish blacklights old and is nice and bright, but my opinion is the guitar was oversprayed at one point. Pro setup in house and plays great! Comes complete with a modern Rickenbacker hardshell case.
Year: 1959.
Model: 365 Capri
Serial: 2V504.
Finish: Mapleglo.
Case: Modern Rickenbacker hardshell case.
Weight: 4lbs. 14oz.
Condition: Excellent condition less some finish checking and finish wear as well as a small and stable body stress crack coming off a the bridge pickup.
Modifications: New pots and wiring, replaced tailpiece, possible overspray, blend knob added.
Comments: Exceptionally cool late 50s Ric.

Thunder Road Guitars

Thunder Road Guitars

1959
Rickenbacker
Very Good
Mapleglo
Hard
Thunder Road Guitars
Frank Gross
206-678-5248
Seattle, WA
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