SOLD - Ibanez JEM 77 FP Steve Vai Signature 1988 Floral Pattern

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Who buys vintage guitars?  We do! 

Call 530-570-1525 or email to sell your vintage guitar, bass, amplifier, etc - one piece or a collection!  We are always ready to buy instruments, amps and effects from Fender, Gibson, Martin, Epiphone, Rickenbacker, Gretsch, Marshall, Vox and just about anything else related to musical instruments.   You can also click here for more info on selling us vintage instruments, amps, parts, etc.  

No sales tax for customers outside California.

A nearly perfect example of an iconic Ibanez design.

The guitar has seen a bit of play, but it has been extremely well cared for.  Not a screw has been changed, and it comes with the original hardshell case.

Close inspection reveals a few dings, wear on the pink knobs, and some wear through the finish on the back of the neck.  The frets are in excellent condition, perhaps having been dressed once since it left the factory - they have lots and lots of life left.

Our setup guy, Tim, once again did a great setup - the guitar plays perfectly.  There is room in the truss rod for future adjustment.  

The Jem has always been collectable, but these early ones have really shot up in value in recognition of the excellent build quality and playability, not to mention the distinctive look.  You don't have to be a Steve Vai fan to dig it.

The locking latch on the case is no longer functional  Everything else concerning the case is just right.

Shipping policy:

Three day UPS air shipments will be automatic for buyers including these states and those to the east of them: Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas.  Shipments will require signature on delivery, no exceptions.  If there is damage, the buyer must retain all packing materials intact and picture them immediately and send them to  Less than 1% of our shipments are damaged in transit, and we are committed to making sure your item arrives safely, but we are taking these additional measures to make sure you are happy with your purchase.   

  • Color: Floral Pattern
  • Weight: 7lbs 6.9ozs
  • Body: Basswood
  • Body Date/Code: 
  • Neck: Two Piece Maple
  • Neck Date/Code: 
  • Fretboard: Slab Rosewood
  • Inlays: Fretboard inlaid (the whole length) with a red vine and black outlined green leaves.
  • Frets: Original jumbo frets. The last four frets (21-24) are deeply scalloped. 
  • Fret count: 24
  • Nut material: Original locking Floyd Rose
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Scale: 25.5"
  • Radius: 17"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.76"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.84"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 1mm
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 1.5mm
  • Total length: 38.75"
  • Lower bout: 12 1/8"
  • Waist: 8.75"
  • Upper bout: 10.75" 
  • Body depth/thickness: 1.75"
  • String gauge: .008-.038
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Bridge Pickup Brand: DiMarzio PAF Pro humbucker 
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 7.99k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Middle Pickup Brand: DiMarzio JEM single-coil pickup
  • Middle Pickup Reading: 5.26k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Neck Pickup Brand: DiMarzio PAF Pro humbucker
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 7.85k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Switch: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: OHSC
  • Notes: 

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We pack items extremely well & utilize special vintage instrument insurance in case there is a damage claim.

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