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Aria

Electrics
Pro II Series
U60T Tremolo 229.24
XX50V Tremolo 259.00
ZZ50V 259.00
Pro II Cardinal Series
Price changes forthcoming on all models
CS 400
CS 350
CS 250
CS circuit
PE R Series
PE-R80-AB
PE-R80-JB
PE-R60-JB
PE-R60-AB

Acoustic Electrics
TA Series
TA-70
TA 60
TA-100 AB
Elecord Series
AE-100
AE 90
FE-70T
FE-60
FE 50

Basses
Pro II Cardinal Series
CSB-450
CSB-380
CSB-300
SB-R Series
SB-R 80-PR
SB-R 80 0
SB-R60-0
SB R60-PR
SB-R60-PY
Gigsville, (Contact Details).

Alembic

Basses
Professional models 995-2,000
Soundwave, (Contact Details).

Ashley Pangbourn

Basses
Super Custom 1,486.00
Warlord Custom 1,087.00
Warlord Standard 807.00
Warlord Stage 550.00
Warrior 1 pickup 372.00
Warrior 2 pickups 420.00
For Parametric EQ add 100.00
Livewire

BC Rich

Electrics
Mockingbird 850.00
Bitch 10-string 1,300.00
Eagle 850.00
Wave 850.00
Warlock 850.00
The Bitch 1,000.00

Basses
Warlock 850.00
Mockingbird 850.00
Eagle 850.00
Bitch 1,000.00
Wave 850.00
Bitch 8-string 1,300.00
Southern Star 700.00
Soundwave or Livewire

Daion

Electrics
Headhunter Honey Sunburst 299.00
Power X Natural Ash 250.00
Power XX Natural Ash 355.00
Fetless To Special Order

Basses
Power X B-l Natural Ash 257.50
Power X B-2 Twin pu 275.00
Power XXB Natural Ash 355.00
Fretless To Special Order
Peavey UK, (Contact Details).

Eccleshall

Electrics
Acoustics
Electric Acoustics
Custom built to order
Japanese Range forthcoming
Chris Eccleshall, (Contact Details).

Fender

Electrics
Basses
CBS Fender, (Contact Details).

Encore

Electrics
ENC 2 w. pickup 159.00
ENC 12E
ENC 12E 12-string w. p'up 169.00
ENC 6C Classic 169.00

Basses
ENC 4B Electric Acoustic Bass 199.00
John Hornby Skewes & Co Ltd., (Contact Details).

Gibson

Electrics
Les Paul Deluxe Gold/Wine Red 775.00
Les Paul Pro DL Ebony/Gold/Tobacco Sun'bst/Cherry Sunburst 850.00
Les Paul Custom Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Antique Sunburst/Ivory/Wine Red 875.00
Ebony 850.00
W. Nickel finish Ebony/Silverburst/Wine Red 850.00
W. Gold finish l.hand Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Ebony/Antique Sunburst 975.00
W. Gold finish 3 puEbony 900.00
Les Paul Standard Antique Sunburst/Vintage Sunburst/Ebony/Wine Red 800.00
Les Paul XR-2 Honey Sunburst/Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Antique Natural 700.00
Victory MV 2 Candy Apple Red/Antique Fireburst 700.00
Victory MV X Candy Apple Red/Twilight Blue/Vintage Cherry Sunburst 775.00
L5S Antique Sunburst/Vintage Cherry Antique Natural 1,400.00
SG Standard Wine Red/Walnut/Ivory 650.00
Left Handed Wine Red/Walnut/Ivory 700.00
SG Deluxe Walnut 600.00
Explorer Antique Sunburst/Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Antique Natural 875.00
The V Antique Sunburst/Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Antique Natural 750.00
Firebird II Antique Sunburst/Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Antique Natural 950.00
335S Deluxe Cherry Red/Tobacco Sunburst/Silverburst 700.00
The Paul Deluxe Walnut 600.00
GGC 700 White/Ebony 575.00
EDS 1275 Twin Neck Ivory/Walnut/Vintage Cherry Sunburst 1,200.00
Sonex 180 Deluxe Silver/Candy Apple Red/Antique Firstburst 399.00
Left Hand Same colours 425.00
Sonex 180 Custom Ebony/White 499.00
Sonex Artist Candy Apple Red/Silver 750.00
ES Artist Antique Fireburst/Antique Sunburst/Ebony 1,200.00
ES 347 TD Antique Sunburst/Ebony/Antique Natural 1,100.00
Nickel Parts Vintage Cherry Sunburst/Ebony 1,000.00
BB King Standard Cherry/Ebony 1,200.00
BB King Custom Cherry/Ebony 1,200.00

Acoustic Electrics
Chet Atkins CE 2 models 950.00
ES 335 Dot Cherry/Antique Natural/Ebony 850.00
Left Handed Vintage Sunburst/Ebony/Antique Natural 950.00
ES 335 Dot Coil Tap; Cherry/ Ebony/Antique Natural 875.00
Byrdland Natural/Antique Sunburst 2,200.00
L5 CES Natural/Antique Sunburst 2,000.00
Super 400 CES Natural/Antique Sunburst 2,400.00
Kalamazoo Award Model; Natural/Antique Sunburst 5,250.00
Super V CES Antique Sunburst/Natural 2,400.00
Super V BJB Same colours 2,300.00
Johnny Smith JSD; Natural/Antique Sunburst 2,400.00
Single Pickup JS; same colours 2,400.00
ES 175D Antique Sunburst/Natural 1,100.00
Howard Roberts Fusion; Ebony/Antique Fireburst/Antique Sunburst 1,100.00

Basses
Victory Standard Silverburst/Candy Apple Red/Fretless Candy Apple Red/Fretless Silverburst/Ebony 750.00
Victory Artist Antique Fireburst/Candy Apple Red/Fretless as above 900.00
Flying V Blue/Ebony/Silverburst/Ivory 775.00
Rosetti, (Contact Details).

Hondo

Electrics
H1010B Black 119.00
H1030N Natural 144.70
HP1082CS Twin w. case 399.00
H737B Black 109.00
HL737B Left hand 115.00
H780MR Z-shape, red 132.00
H781CK Z-shape, check 132.00
H767B V-shape, black 129.00
H760B Black 109.00
H760BL Blue 109.00
H732MR Metallic red 99.00
H734CH Cherry 89.00
H775GMB Star-shape, blue 145.00
H781FL Z-shape, flame 132.00
H781SWBW Z-shape spiderweb 132.00
H767WH Y-shape, white 129.00
H760B Black 109.00
H757N TC shape 115.00
M1B w. case, black 199.00
M1MR Metallic red w. case 199.00
EG1736 LP type, black 82.00

Electric Acoustics
H935 WA Walnut 135.00
H937BS Semi hollow 142.00
H935CH Cherry 135.00
H937WA Walnut 142.00

Basses
H830S Sunburst 125.00
HL830S Sunburst left-hand 125.00
H880MR Z-shape red 132.00
H860B Y-shape black 129.00
H830B Black 129.00
John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd, (Contact Details).

Ibanez

Electrics
Artist Range
AR50 BK 286.79
AR100AV 348.76
AR100CS 348.76
AR100FR 348.76
AR100PW 348.76
AR105AV 348.76
AR100AVL 367.70
AR112AV 12-string 392.92
AR300AV 435.95
AR300CS 435.95
AR305AV 435.95
AR500AV 567.29
AR500CS 567.29
AR1200AV Twin Neck 857.17
AR5000AV Limited Edn. 1,027.33
Musician Range
MC150DS 340.42
MC150FR 340.42
MC150PW 340.42
MC350NT 438.11
MC550WN 629.27
Personality Series
GB10BS 695.46
GB10NT 695.46
GB20BS 747.96
JP20BS 544.13
LR10AV 579.85
Destroyer Range
DT400CS 429.67
DT50FR 285.76
Iceman Range
IC400CS 429.67
IC50RB 285.76
Rock 'n' Roll Range
RR400CS 429.67
RR50FR 285.76
RR50BK 285.76
RR50WH 285.76
Blazer Range
BL100TV 180.76
BL170TV 180.76
BL300NT 193.32
BL350NT 219.57
BL350TV 219.57
BL400BY 228.00
BL450BY 259.51
BL450CR 259.51
BL450SB 259.51
BL470BY 259.51
BL470SB 259.51
BL500FR 254.26
BL550FR 285.76
BL550RB 285.76
BL560FR 292.04
Studio Range
ST60BG 208.04
ST80BR 233.26
ST90BR 282.54
ST1200BS Twin neck 477.95
New Items
RS100BS 168.00
RS100NT 168.00
RS1000CS 340.42
RS125BS 186.06
RS125NT 195.39
RS1400 PC 378.20
RS1500BS 390.76
RS205BS 226.88
RS205WH 226.88
RS315CSD 244.80
RS315MS 244.80
RS405FR 264.77
RS405MB 264.77
RS405PW 264.77
RS505BS 307.80
RS505CS 307.80

Acoustic Electrics
AE300 175.40
AE400 194.35
AE405TV 194.35

Basses
Musician Range
MC824DS 408.67
MC924DS 487.42
MC924PW 487.42
MC924DSL 506.35
MC940DS 503.16
Roadster Range
RS721TB 265.79
RS721TR 265.79
RS824BB 283.70
RS824BK 283.70
RS924BS 333.00
RS924BSL 351.95
RS924TR 333.00
RS924BSL 351.95
RS924TR 333.00
RS940BS 348.76
Blazer Range
BL700NT 204.84
BL700TV 204,84
BL800BR 236.34
BL800BS 236.34
BL800BY 236.34
Destroyer Range
DT700 333.00
Summerfields, (Contact Details).

Kay

Electrics
E 100 47.95
ET-200 33.10
K-32 69.00
KL-2 68.00
KL-1 68.00
K-45 Gun shape 109.95
K30B 89.50
KDM-2K 125.00
LP 'Synth' 130.00
K-60 83.00
K 80 Flying V 199.00

Acoustic Electrics
EL Folk w. speaker 96.00

Basses
EB 100 59.95
KB-24 89.50
K20B 79.95
K-60B 148.00
British Music Strings Ltd, (Contact Details).

Kramer

Electrics
SMG1 608.00
SMG2 597.00
SMG3 416.00
SMG10 482.00
Flying V 386.40
Duke 329.00
Voyager Imperial 547.00
Voyager Special 416.00
Pacer Imperial 416.00
Pacer Special 516.00
Pacer Custom 416.00
Pacer Standard 388.00

Basses
SMB1 608.00
SMB2 547.00
SMB3 482.00
SMB4 416.00
SMB8 639.00
V Bass 386.00
Duke 329.00
Pioneer Imperial 516.00
Pioneer Special 416.00
Livewire

Moon

Electrics & Basses
Custom from 350.00
James M. Moon, (Contact Details).

Peavey

Electrics
T-15 Satin w. case 178.25
T-15EC Electric Case 232.85
T-30 Natural 228.85
T-30EC Electric Case 283.50
T-60NM Natural 344.95
T-60NR Rosewood f6 376.75
T-60WM White 344.95
T-60WR Rosewood fb 376.75
T-60SM Sunburst 344.95
T-60SR Rosewood f6 376.75
T-25 Sunburst 299.95
T-26 3 pu 327.75
T 27 Bridge humbucker 342.50

Basses
T-20 w. case 275.00
T-20FL Fretless 305.00
T-40NM Natural 344.95
T-40NR Rosewood f6 376.75
T-40WM White 344.95
T-40WR Rosewood f6 376.75
T-40SM Sunburst 344.95
T-40SR Rosewood f6 376.75
T-45 Single pu 385.00
Peavey UK, (Contact Details).

Rickenbacker

Electrics & Basses
420 All POA
430
450
450/12 12 string
460
480 Bass
481 Bass
483 3 p-u
620 Stereo
620/12 12 string
4080 Bass/6 string
4080/12 Bass/12 string
310 ¾ size
320 ¾ size
330
330/12 12 string
340 3 p-u
340/12 12 string
360 Stereo
360/12 12 string
362/12 6/12 string
370 3 p-u
370/12 12 string
3.000 Short scale
3.001 Long scale
4.000
4.001S 2 p-u
4.001 Stereo
4.002
4.003 Stereo
4.003S Roundwound
4,005 Hollow body

Strata

Basses
Model 1 995
Fretless 995
Soundwave

Steinberger

Bass 1300
Soundwave

Trace-Elliot

Basses: all models;
Soundwave

Tokai

Electrics & Basses
TST-100 '54 vintage 466.92
TST-85N '54 vintage 398.92
TST-80 '54 vintage 375.81
TST-65N '54 vintage 320.33
TST-60 '54 vintage 296.56
TST-55N '54 vintage 272.79
TST-50 '54 vintage 249.02
TST-100 '64 oldie 466.92
TST-85N '64 oldie 398.58
TST-80 '64 oldie 375.81
TST-65N '64 oldie 320.33
TST-60 '64 oldie 296.56
TST-55N '64 oldie 272.79
TST-50 '64 oldie 249.02
TTE-85N Breezy Sound 398.58
TTE-80 Breezy Sound 375.81
TTE-70 Breezy Sound 330.23
TTE-55N Breezy Sound 272.79
TTE-50 Breezy sound 249.02
TPB-85N Hard Puncher 398.58
TPB-80 Hard Puncher 375.81
TPB-65ISI Hard Puncher 320.33
TPB-60 Hard Puncher 296.56
TJB 120 Jazz Sound 558.05
TJB-85N Jazz Sound 398.58
TJB-80 Jazz Sound 375.81
TJB-65N Jazz Sound 320.33
TJB-60 Jazz Sound 285.27
TJB-45 Jazz Sound 225.25
TJB-120FL Fretless 558.05
TJB-90FL Jazz Sound 421.37
TJB-85FL Jazz Sound 398.58
TLS-200V Vintage 931.67
TLS-150V Vintage 703.85
TLS-120V Vintage 567.16
TLS-100S Vintage 530.71
TLS-100 '58 standard w. case 530.71
TLS-80 w.case 439.58
TLS-60 296.58
TLS-50 249.02
TLC-110 Love Rock w. case 576.29
TLC-100 w. case 530.71
TLC-60 296.56
TLC-60M 296.56
TES-150R Rock w.case 763.09
TES-100R w. case 535.27
TES-150J Jazz w. case 763.09
375.81
TES-100J w. case 535.27
Blue Suede Music, (Contact Details).

Vielette-Citron

Electrics
Standard 781.00
Barritone 621.00
Limited Edn. 1,031.00

Basses
Standard 781.00
8-string 890.00
Limited Edn. 1,165.00
Livewire, (Contact Details).

Vigier

Electrics
Arpege 800
Fretless 6-string 850

Basses
Arpege 800
Arpege metal fretless 850
Soundwave, or direct from Capelle Music, (Contact Details).

Wal

Professional Basses
Pro 1 299
Custom 650 approx.
Soundwave, or direct from Electric Wood Ltd., (Contact Details).

Westone

Electrics
Concord II
80-0 off white 139.95
132-Z Apple Red 139.95
Concord III
81-R Purple Red 169.95
82-U Pearl White 169.95
Thunder I
111M Light Oak Matt 129.95
103-N Ash Black Gloss 144.95
104- Q Sunset Red Gloss 144.95
Thunder I Active
112-P Light Oak Matt 149.95
105-T Ash Black Gloss 164.50
106-W Sunset Red Gloss 164.50
Thunder II
164-U Midnight Blue 184.95
165-X Pearl White 184.95
Thunder II Active
166-A Midnight Blue 199.00
167.0 Pearl White 199.00
Prestige 150
161-L Charcoal Black 215.00
Prestige 250
162-0 Sunrise Sunburst 269.95
163 R Antique Cremona 269.95
Rainbow I
*1127-J Antique Walnut 219.95
Rainbow II
168-G Burgundy Red 269.95
169-J Brown Sunburst 269.95
Raider I
33-Y Fire Red/Onyx 169.95
34-B Black/Silver Sparkle 169.95
Raider II
35-E Yellow/Blue Sparkle 199.95
Paduak
I 122.95
II 129.50

Basses
Concord I
137.0 Matt Black 119.95
Concord II
107-2 Purple Red 179.95
Thunder I
121-R Light Oak Matt 139.95
84-A Ash Black Gloss 149.95
85-D Sunset Red Gloss 149.95
Thunder I Active
122-U Light Oak Matt 159.95
86-G Ash Black Gloss 169.95
87-J Sunset Red Gloss 169.95
Thunder II
124-A Ash Black 299.00
123-X Walnut 299.00
Thunder II Fretless
138 R Walnut 299.00
139-U Ash Black 299.00
Raider I
36-H Fire Red/Onyx 179.95
37-K Black/Silver Sparkle 179.95
Raider II
38-N Yellow/Blue Sparkle 199.95
FCN, (Contact Details).

Yamaha

Electrics
SG 3000 w.case 799.00
SG 3000S w.case 799.00
SG 2000S w.case 649.00
SG 1000S 379.00
SG 400 299.00
SG 300 259.00
SG 200 199.00
SC 400 209.00
SC 600 299.00
SC 300T 199.00
SC 400T 259.00
SF 1200 379.00
SF 600 299.00
SF 400 229.00

Electric Acoustics
SA 2000 w.case 599.00
SA 2000S w.case 569.00
SA 1200S w.case 499.00
SA 800 w.case 429.00
AE 2000 w.case 799.00
AE 1200 w.case 699.00

Basses
BB 3000 w.case 699.00
BB 2000 w.case 599.00
BB 1200S 429.00
BB 1000S 299.00
BB 400S 229.00
BB 300 189.00
BB 2000F w. case 669.00
BB 400SF 249.00
Yamaha, (Contact Details).



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