SOLD - Rickenbacker 450/12 Fireglo 1966 Vintage 12 String Guitar

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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.

This 1966 425/12 is in excellent, all-original condition and it is set up well and playing great.

When the guitar arrived here, the nut slots on the high E strings were low.  They have been filled in an effort to keep the guitar original.  The guitar tunes up and plays correctly as it sits.

The serial number on the bridge dates to September of 1966, and the pot dates are also 1966.

The toaster pickups sound fantastic, as they always do on these vintage Rickys.

Comes with a non original SKB style hard case.

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: Fireglo
  • Weight: 6lbs 13.3ozs
  • Body: Maple
  • Neck: Maple  
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Tan dots
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 21
  • Nut material: Unknown
  • Nut width: 1 9/16"
  • Scale: 24 3/4"
  • Radius: 7.25"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.86"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.9"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 1.5mm
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 2mm
  • Total length: 36 3/4"
  • Lower bout: 13"
  • Waist: 8"
  • Upper bout: 9 1/2"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1 1/4"
  • String gauge: .009-.044"
  • Hardware Color: Nickel and chrome
  • Bridge Pickup Brand: 
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 10.10k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Neck Pickup Brand: Original toaster
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 7.11k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Switch: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: HSC
  • Notes: 

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