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Musima Record NT (model 15 or 17) Electric Guitar 1965

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by km1292 » Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:29 am

Vintage German 6-string archtop semihollow
Musima Record NT (15 or 17 model) Electric Guitar 1965 or 1964

Specifications
Color: Natural
Scale: 648 mm
Neck: bolted-on, 21 frets, ebony fingerboard, made with 15 wood strips
Binding: body (both sides), neck, headstock
Body: semi-hollow, sandwich top and bottom ROGER SUPER-ULTRA type.
The top has 3-multi-layered with spruce-mahogany-spruce.
The back has 3-multi-layered with spruce-mahogany-spruce also.
Pickups: two Breiter Single-Coil in P-90-Format
Weight: 3.6 kg
Original case included.
The guitar is in Ukraine. I would send it by Express Mail Service or other service.

Musima Record are not made anymore and are considered to be a collector's instrument.
Though this one is is very good playable with good action and sound.
The instrument is made in Markneukirchen / Germany by MUSIMA in 1964 or 1965 I suppose.
Fullsize 17"archtop body with single venetian cutaway.
Multilayer perloid bindings around body.
The overall length is 43" (109cm),
neck width 42 mm at the nut and 52 mm at the 12th fret.
The body is 17" (43cm) wide, 20.65" (52.5cm) long and 2.75" (7cm) deep.
D-shaped bolt-on neck laminated with 15 center stripes of different woods.
Ebony fretboard with ivorid nut and 21 frets plus zero fret, perloid fret markers.
Trapezoid nickel-brass tailpiece,

It seems rare model. No this model on
http://www.guitar-letter.de/Knowledge/D ... dMigma.htm
My guitar looks like 15 model but pickups from 17 model. Probably it is 16 model? :-)
No mention of 16 model anywhwre.

Surprisingly loud and resonant tone with good harmonics and sustain
for rhythm accord as well as for solo play.
Good condition, several spots in the old original finish
A few small holes from a pickguard which is lost.
Original Volume knob. Two knobs Switcher and Timbre are lost.
Ajustable bridge. The original bridge is lost.
Straight neck with original frets, comfortable low action
adjustable: app.2.5mm at the 12th fret - see pictures for details.
The guitar is strung up with a new set of Delicia silver steel strings
A nice instrument for players as well as for collectors, Needs some care.
- sold 'AS IS' !
If your interested or need any more info, pics etc….. please get in
touch on +380922143223 or e-mail me
km1292 (at) yahoo.com
Vladimir
km1292
 
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