• Starfield Altair American Custom electric guitar
    Starfield Altair American Custom (ALC1220)
  • Starfield Altair American Custom electric guitar
    Starfield Altair American Custom (ALC1220)


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1992 to 1994

Ibanez made the STARFIELD ALTAIR AMERICAN CUSTOM (models ALC1220 and ALC1225) from 1992 until 1994. It was the mahogany bodied, flame maple topped version of the Starfield American Classic. This was a high end model: by the looks of the design it was a response by Ibanez to the success of PRS in the early 1990s. The Altair Custom and had two direct mounted Seymour Duncan humbuckers. The bolt on neck was single piece maple with all-access neck joint and 25 inch scale length.The ALC1220 model had a maple fingerboard and the ALC1225 an ebony fingerboard. This model came with transparent finishes - to show off the flamed maple top, with tobacco sunburst, cherry, green or grey color options.

The Starfield Altair SJ Custom (ALC630) was also available and had three Vintage single coil pickups.

Specifications (22)


Pickup selector controls5-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control


Pickups brand and modelSeymour Duncan pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups


Finish colorsgray finish, green finish, red finish, tobacco finish
Finish effectssunburst finish, transparent finish
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25 inches scale-length


Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Body top materialflamed maple body top
Pickguard shapeno pickguard


BridgeWilkinson WK10 tremolo
Hardware colorgold hardware
Tunerslocking Magnum tuners


Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard, maple fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersoffset dot fingerboard position markers


Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets22 fret
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

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19922200 DEM goodNikSTARFIELD ALTAIR CUSTOM - F208682

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