The Rickenbacker 325 C64 has a Maple Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard, Deluxe Vintage Repro Tuners, Roller Bridge w/Accent Vibrato, 3 Vintage Single-Coil Toaster Top Pickups, Incl. Case
The Rickenbacker 325 was designed Roger Rossmeisl in 1958, which most notably featured an extremely short 20.75" scale length. In the early 1960's John Lennon acquired a Jetglo 325 with a solid top. This resulted in the models popularity increasing tenfold and it becoming one the most iconic guitars in his collection.
A quick guide to the Ricki control panel.
What with this being a three pickup model, the pickups and controls are wired slightly differently to that of a dual setup. Essentially, the bass and middle pickup are wired together, and the instrument is controlled as thought it has only two. When the switch is down, the treble pickup is on. When it's in the middle position, all three pickups are activated and when it is up is the bass and middle pickups.
The fifth and final control works as a further tone control, it can work as a bass/treble EQ or to adjust the volume of the bass pickup in relation to the treble volume. The tonal possibilities are limitless with this guitar, it's not wonder Mr. Lennon favoured it so much!
The British Invasion of 1964 initiated a rise in popularity of the model 325. The Model 325C64 duplicates the Model 325 as produced in 1964, complete with semi-hollow Maple body, re-shaped body and headstock, three vintage-style pickups, and Accent Vibrato. Offered in Jetglo finish.
- Brand: Rickenbacker
- Model: 325 C64
- Colour: Miami Jetglo
- Body: Maple
- Neck: Set-in Maple
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlays: Dot
- Fingerboard Radius: 18.42 cm (7.25'')
- Nut Width: 41.4 mm (1.63'')
- Scale Length: 53.34 cm (21'')
- Overall Length: 87.6 cm (34 1/2'')
- Frets: 21
- Pickguard: White
- Tuners: Deluxe Vintage Repro
- Bridge: Roller Bridge
- Tailpiece: Accent Vibrato
- Pickups: 3 Vintage Single Coil Toaster Tops
- Output Type: Mono
- Controls: 2 Volume, 3 Tone, 3-way Switch
- No. Of Strings: 6
- Case/Gigbag: Rickenbacker Hardshell
- Condition: New