ESP ANGEL SWORD

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1993

This guitar was custom made by ESP for Takamizawa, the guitar player from Japanese rock band The Alfee. It has a Steinberger style bridge with tuners. Single humbucking pickup, marked Takamizawa custom. Carved bird/angel shaped body. Headless bolt-on neck is shaped to look like a sword, and has a locking nut. An inscription in the sword handle reads "20th Anniversary. The Alfee. Since 1972 - '93".  This suggests it was made to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band formed by Takamizawa and 3 friends.

One was offered for sale on e-Bay in 2007 for $4,500, another was offered for $4999 in 2010.

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Prices (3)

Date boughtPrice paidConditionNameComments
20074500 USDexcellentOffered for sale at this price in online auction.
20104999 USDexcellentOffered for sale at this price in online auction.
20031250 USDexcellentjacob

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ESP SWORD ANGEL on ebay

I found ESP SWORD ANGEL is for sale on ebay!!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160405910422&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT

Thanks for spotting this one!

Brilliant,

These hardly ever come up for sale. there's some great pictures there as well.

I'll have to grab a copy of the photos before they are gone forever,

Nathan