1980 Ibanez Artist AR 5000 - Antique Violin burst - "Limited Edition"
1980 Ibanez Artist 5000 - Sunburst incl. orig. hardshell case
Super rare and almost impossible to find, this is the original Ibanez AR 5000 Artist Limited Edition model, the "top of the line" of all Ibanez Artist models featuring a extensive pearl & abalone vine inlay on fretboard and headstock, Ibanez Super 80 PUs and the Ibanez EQ-tone circuit. This is the "original" AR5000, not the later reissue which came out in 2006 (..and allready sold for 5K+!). The guitar comes in its original case and is in excellent condition, well adjusted with low action and plays pefectly fine.
- Solid mahagoni body,
- 3-piece mahagony set-neck,
- Rosewood headstock w/vine-inlays,
- 2-piece flamed maple top,
- Ebony fretboard with 24 frets,
- Pearl & abalone vine-pattern inlays,
- Wooden multi-ply fretboard binding,
- "Limited Edition" inlay on fretboard,
- 2x orig. Ibanez Super 80 humbucker PU´s with engraved covers,
- Gold plated hardware,
- 6x Ibanez Valve tuners w/pearloid knobs,
- Adjustable Gibraltar bridge w/6 adj. saddles,
- Orig. Ibanez hardshell case.