‘77 ALVAREZ 5055 - $1,150 (Marshall)

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‘77 ALVAREZ 5055 Made in Japan. Spruce top, 2 piece flame maple back, flame maple sides, 3 piece maple neck, rosewood board with beautiful crown inlays, checkered binding front and back, and rosewood or possibly walnut bridge. The Tune-O-Matic-style adjustable bridge(found only on the ‘77 5055) gives it a quirky, brassy tone that you don’t get with the other ‘70’s Alvarez guitars. That bridge makes it a bit like the "ADJ" Gibson '60s models that it apes.
This is probably one of the best made J200 lawsuit era guitars out there. Super high quality--very well made. The guitar has been and IS a real player. The neck is straight,the heel is tight to the body, the truss rod is working, and the action is very good. Huge powerful sound from this one. Overall this vintage Alvarez looks sharp, plays great, and has KILLER SOUND!!!
As for resale, these J-200 Clones of the Alvarez models are very popular in the market these days. Their prices keep going up because they feel nice and sound great!
Folks always fall in love with the look when they see them in the shop, too. They're gussied-up, just like the originals.
Still, the bodies are all-ply (spruce top, flamed maple back/sides) just like Yamaha guitars from the time. Lightweight bracing and excellent design are what let them sound as good as they do, though, and are also the reason they hold-up to the ravages of time, so well. And this baby is no different. You will be hard-pressed to find a single scratch on her! A true 10 out of 10!(see pics)
Wait ‘till you wrap your hands around her smooth neck, and generous curves!
One chord resonates for days, like the moans of a pleasured woman!
Includes OHSC.
Only $1,150
In Marshall
Call Larry @ 9 o 3 7 for 2 one ate 3 six
Always open to reasonable offers and full, or partial, trades.

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