What's the rarest guitar in your collection?

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  1. paco1976

    paco1976 Senior Member

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    Here is mine.
    A luthier made archtop, a one off. 1 of 1.
    This is the Elferink Excalibur model, exceptionally in this specimen the selection of woods was flamed walnut with a sitka spruce top. Only this one was made like this.

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  2. efstop

    efstop Senior Member

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    Unless the '14 LP Melody Makers in yellow get destroyed wholesale, I don't own a rare guitar, but I do have the bridge, tailpiece and neck from a '73 Yamaha SG-30 :cool2:
     
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    HEADKNOCKER Senior Member

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    My 1994 Gibson Studio Lite with M-III Electronics is my most RARE Guitar..
    It's a very versatile guitar that covers pretty much any electric guitar sound/tone..

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  4. Brian Krashpad

    Brian Krashpad Senior Member

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    Probably my two oldest. Not particularly rare, but both a little out of the mainstream, and a bit old.

    1960 Fender Duo-Sonic:

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    garybaldy Senior Member

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    I think these Tokais are pretty rare - could be wrong tho. Built in O/D (stock)
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  6. Al Walker

    Al Walker Senior Member

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    The most rare guitar I have is an expensive one. I don't have any!
     
  7. currypowder

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    Since there were only 31 made, I'd describe my Edwards Pure Material as rare. It's got some play wear and checking, even a repaired chunk out of the back of the neck. But it plays like a dream and the Duncan Custom 5/Alnico II Pro pickup combo is a nice change of pace from my typical PAF setup.

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  8. dgstandard

    dgstandard Junior Member

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    Hamer Standard #0015

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    Danelectro V.I.P. Member

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    Here's a late-1880's parlor guitar that I bought at a garage sale years ago. The sides and back are Brazilian RW, the fretboard is Ebony, and the tuner buttons are made of ivory. I showed it to George Gruhn and he couldn't identify the maker.

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    bluesguitar1972 Senior Member

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    My Caparison Horus M3 Solar Flare, left handed, with maple fretboard. Only 2 exist. I have one. From an exclusive run with Xtreme Lefty Guitars in Florida.

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  13. RichBrew

    RichBrew Senior Member

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    My rarest guitar is a custom built Jaydee guitar, from 1985.

    It is also rare that I play the thing, these days.

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