Belonged to steel whiz Greg Leisz. See pics of he and I playing together at the Sawdust Art Festival et al in Laguna Beach to confirm the connection. He also plays on all 3 of my records. Rickenbacher's double neck steels were very futuristic in their appearance (almost rocket ship-like design) even though they were made in the 40's and 50s and are tone monsters. This particular guitar was traded back and forth between my pal David Law and our mutual long time friend and STEEL ACE GREG LEISZ and he talks in interviews about how he traded away his Fender to a pal for a steel and then traded back. Well .. this is that other guitar 30 years later and we're all still friends! This guitar is 100% orig including the case but for one exception. The tuners on one neck are replaced from the orig single line klusons to some 60s double line klusons (same exact tuners ... later model so NO alterations and easily put back to stock with zero changes). It has two very powerful Horseshoe pick ups!! I am approximating the era but am calling it "circa '40's" because it has the slightly narrower horse shoe mag pick ups that were intro'd in about 40 but still has the "H" instead of K in Rickenbacher and this model was really availlable from only 1940-'53. The latter era's would have had a "K" in the last part of the name. I'll try to get inside the pots for more accurate dating.

Year Condition Color Case
~1940 Near Mint Copper/Black Original Hard


Dan Yablonka Guitars ("Axes of E-Ville")
Dan Yablonka ("Axes Of E-Ville")
(949) 280-4743
Santa Ana, CA
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Pay Pal, Cash, Personal Check, Money Order/Cashier's check, Wire transfers or Western Union. Pay Pal and wire transfers are offered as a convenience for far away buyers and all extra expenses are the customer's responsibilty. Unless i price my guitars up with some of the really big dealers theres not enough profit in Vintage guitars to pay out 3.9% additional. If you need to pay with a credit card there is still a way though i don't take them directly .... and that is that Pay Pal will take the card and pay me through normal services. Any time that a deposit is taken for any special arrangements or "holds" it is non refundable. To have these rules work in your favor all transactions need to be completed or deposited on w/in 5 days.

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All parties buying through the mail or offsite are allowed a 48 hour approval/inspection period on ALL guitars, unless discussed otherwise, to make sure they are keeping their purchase (but not amps to keep shipping delicate amps back and forth to a minimum and not on parts either ... too many guys doing "switcharoo's" or wrecking them trying to install them, break them and then trying to send them back ... sorry ... you have to reap the behavior of so many others). Buyer pays shipping. Payments must be received within 5 working days of anything placed on HOLD. When you receive the guitar your 48 hour return includes 2 days to receive it and approve or not and you MUST contact me. WE DO STRICTLY adhere to these rules. I don't mean to sound tough here but you would be amazed at the liberties taken in recent past! Thanks for your understanding and adherence. If an instument is put on hold and any special arraingements have been made like a deposit and hold followed up by another payment that is considerd a sold instrument since it has been taken off of the market for other possible buyers. Its not fair to us to hold it off the market and then decide against it so make sure to ask ALL questions and we will be thrilled to give you an in hands description. The same poicy holds true if you have us change the guitar (like "set it up for left handed etc ...). If that kind of work is done thats on an instrument that is a done deal also. Thanks. ALL Outside the USA sales are FINAL due to extended "visits" through customs and some countries laxed attitude about shipping on time.