Rickenbacker vintage dating


(See Rittor Music book, page 95.) Ac’cent vibrola and roller bridge, oven knobs, gold guards and TRC.Silver OHSC.1958 Rickenbacker 335F full bodied guitar in a dark shade of Autumnglo.Apart from the body refinish, this guitar is in original condition, all original hardware and electronics with triangle fretboard inlays and early Ac’cent vibola. 1961 Rickenbacker “New Capri” 365 in near-mint condition; Fireglo finish; closely resembles guitar on cover of “Rittor Rickenbacker” book, except this example has the original oven knobs; roller bridge with Ac’cent vibrola and crushed pearl inlays, introduced on this model and not seen again until 1964. 1961 Rickenbacker "New Capri" 365 in Mapleglo finish; roller bridge with Ac’cent vibrola, crushed pearl inlays. 1961 Rickenbacker “New Capri” extremely rare near-mint 330 in deep, deep red Fireglo with flamed maple 3-piece neck; small pro-repaired expansion crack in lower front body edge by end strap-button; trapeze tailpiece. Another acquisition from the son of the original owner, this guitar was played and well taken care of.This guitar (serial # AE) is unique in that 1) it may be the first of the “New Capri” body style in the 330 model, 2) it may be one of the first Ricks to sport the 5th “blend” knob and 3) it has a factory-bound neck, not standard on the 330 model. Note the difference in coloration between this guitar and the 375 immediately following. 1963 Rickenbacker “New Capri” 375 in near-mint condition; beautiful and rare three-pickup version with Autumnglo finish; Ac’cent vibrola and roller bridge, oven knobs, gold guards and TRC. 1963 Rickenbacker “New Capri” 365 in near-mint condition; beautiful and rare two-pickup version with Autumnglo finish, having pearloid-button Van Ghent tuners and the then-new “Sceusa” neck, a patented asymmetrical neck design – thicker on the bass side, thinner on the treble side.



2V183; believed to be one of three 330F models produced in 1958; possibly the one pictured on page 184 of Richard Smith book. This striking example has a rich shade of Fireglo and has been well played by its previous owners.Guitar body, flamed 3-piece maple neck and electronics original.Restored with neck reset, new repro Kluson tuners, toaster pickup covers and Kauffman vibrola; restoration included new fingerboard with crushed pearl inlays; period-correct HSC. This guitar was acquired from the son of the original owner. Note the original Ac’cent vibrato and roller bridge. This guitar was acquired from a relative of the original owner – who evidently did not play it very much. If John Lennon had played a full-scale Capri, this might well have been his choice.It has an extremely attractive flame-maple butcher-block style top with single gold pickguard, Combo-style pickup selector switch and tone selector switch, volume and tone knobs and a Kauffman vibrola.

Unlike the full scale Capris that followed, it is distinguished by a Combo-style wiring and one-piece neck with no middle “walnut” stripe, an extra-long “crescent” soundhole, first introduced on this guitar, and a wooden cap on the neck heel that extends over the body binding. This guitar is identified as a 1957 model and depicted in a color photo on page 104 of “” (1987) by Richard R. This guitar is in near-mint original condition with its OHSC.

The finish color is a very mellow “dusty rose” shade of Fireglo. It is in museum quality collector condition with its original trapeze tailpiece. 1960 Rickenbacker Capri 360 in beautiful Fireglo finish; guitar is in very nice shape with slight weatherchecking on back bottom; original trapeze tailpiece; formerly in personal collection of Dave Rogers of Dave’s Guitar Shop. 1960 Rickenbacker Capri 365 in deep red ambered Fireglo; very clean guitar in very nice shape, showing very little playing wear; with roller bridge and Kauffman vibrola. This guitar came to me stripped of its original finish and redone in a mottled brown color.