Bill Alston



This guitar is another very rare item. Made in 1985 a limited run said to be of 200 but apparently only 60 or so were actually made. There is one currently, August 2016, on Ebay Japan for sale at a Buy it now price of $4,800. The pictures shown are from that sale and other than that there is virtually no information out there on this guitar. Brief specs Body: Maple Top / Mahogany Back Fingerboard: Ebony Neck: Mahogany Weight: 4.08 kg, anymore info appreciated.

Some more pictures

18 Sept 2016
Just found more details hidden in a dark corner of the Yamaha Archives gives some extra detail they say only 50 made all in December 1985.
Priced at 500,000 yen
Body Carved Maple and Mahogany
Mahogany Set Neck with Ebony fingerboard
22 frets 628mm scale
Tuners Yamaha Die cast torque adjustment type
Hardware Chrome
Pickups 2 humbuckers
Controls 1 volume and a three way selector switch
3.8kgs and Violin type finish no other colour

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