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Rickenbacker 360/6WB Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar in Fireglo, 1988 Model

  code:RIC360/6WB COM
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  • Pre-owned; Excellent condition
  • 1988 360/6WB Model - White Binding
  • Fireglo Finish
  • Rickenbacker High Gain Pickups
  • Triangle Inlays
  • Includes Original Vintage Reissue Case

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Now these are quite a rarity. Dating 1988, this is a 360/6WB model - A 360/6 'White Binding'. No longer in production, this model features the same specification as the continuing 360 range of guitars, but instead has a flat top and back and is double-bound. Due to the additional cost of using binding across the entire body and neck, these instruments were produced and a price tag that went with it, and became part of Rickenbacker's special order price list from 1984 onwards. 

  • Preowned
  • Fireglo
  • 1988 Model
  • Condition: Excellent Condition
  • Semi Hollow
  • Scale length: 24 3/4" (62.9cm)
  • Body Wood: Maple
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Double bound
  • "R" style Tailpiece
  • Controls: 3-way Toggle Switch, Two Volumes, Two Tones, Blend
  • Outputs: Mono, Stereo
  • Pickups: Two Single Coil Pickups

Adolph Rickenbacker founded Rickenbacker with two partners in 1932. The company was originally named Ro-Pat-In then in 1934, renamed to the more logical Electro String instrument corporation. The name "Rickenbacker " was also added to the head stock this year. Electro String sold a series of frying pan, lap steels and Electro Spanish guitars. In 1953 Rickenbacker sold the company to Francis Cary Hall. In 1957 Rickenbacker introduced the Combo 650 and the Combo 850 which utilized a sweeping crescent shape.

In 1958 Rickenbacker introduced the thin hollow body designs completing the design elements we recognize today. One of the interesting things about Rickenbacker guitars is that the deluxe models (starting in 1960) featured and extra jack with "Rick-O-Sound" which divided the signal from the neck and bridge pickups allowing each signal to be fed to a different amp. In 1964 Rickenbacker added 12 string models to their line, John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles were early customers. By 1965 the distribution company was finally renamed "Rickenbacker Inc. and today it is known as Rickenbacker International Corporation or RIC.

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How it works – If you are local, you can simply call in. If you are not local we will assess your guitar and give you a valuation via phone/e-mail (we may ask for pictures). Once the price is agreed, we always stick to it, and your new guitar will be removed from the market so the deal can be concluded.

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