1980 EG 1000 C Super Real LP Custom w/ DRY Z Pickups in Violin Sunburst
Very rare 1980 EG 1000 C Super Real Custom. This is one of only four production models to come with the highly sought after DRY Z pickups. It has a beautiful ebony fretboard with real mother of pearl block inlays, fret edge binding and features one of the largest neck profiles from the early 80's MIJ guitars as it is modeled after a '58.
All hardware is gold, including its as originally equipped waffle back tuners, bridge, stop tail piece and a matched set of DRY Z pickups. The top has seven ply binding, while the back and head stock are five ply. Finish is lacquer, with the binding taking on an amber hue of aged lacquer as a true vintage guitar in its own right. This guitar has had its pots, caps, switch and jack replaced. Otherwise this guitar appears to be all original and includes its original pickguard which was removed for the photos. The matched set of DRY Z pickups appear to be unopened and original to the guitar.
Overall this guitar is in excellent overall condition given its age. There are surface nicks and scratches as can be seen in some of the pictures. Some of the screws are rusty and some of the gold finish is worn and pitted.
Excellent example of one of the top models to come from the golden age of MIJ guitars that plays and sounds as good as it looks.
This model is definitely one of my favorites as they are beautifully made and use very high quality materials. Mother of Pearl inlays on an Ebony board are a pleasure to play.
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