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The Alvarez 5038 model had a Wildwood Cutaway, Cedar top, Ovangkol back and sides. Maple body binding and wood multi-layered top inlay.

The rounded cutaway was designed for easy playing. Deluxe gold die cast tuning gears with amber buttons. Satin finish.

The recommended retail price in 1984 was $325.

Earlier (1970's) models of the 5038 featured maple sides and back, and a spruce top. No cutaway.


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1975$0.00newCharlesI traded it for a steel guitar. I have played along with several other famous name guitars and have notice how they always look back and see what it is.
2014$100wornTomSound also me
2016$75.00goodGregVery good shape, nice sound.
1984$380newThe guitar was on sale and list just above $400
2018$50poorGeneI got the 1970's Maple back and sides one. the bridge has lifted from string tension. Simple repair. The rest of the body is in Great shape. I read it was called The Blonde Balladeer.

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ALVAREZ 5038 reviewed by Double D

Average: 1 (1 vote)
I have owned my 5038 Alvarez since 1978, I love it

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