IBANEZ AS200

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1978

IBANEZ introduced the AS200 in the 1970s and its still in production as part of the Ibanez Artstar Prestige series. It is a fancier version of the AS100 and AS180, with a bound flame maple top, back and sides, pearl block abalone fingerboard inlays, bone nut, ebony fretboard, and Ibanez’s signature Super 58 custom pickups (from 1982 onwards, before that Super 70s). The Ibanez Artstar AS200 well regarded instrument especially amongst jazz guitarists.
 

Specifications (26)

Body

Body back materialflamed maple body back
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Body sides materialflamed maple body sides
Body styleES-335 style
Body top materialflamed maple body top
Hollow bodysemi-hollow body
Pickguard shaperaised pickguard
Soundhole2 f-holes

Hardware

BridgeGibralter II bridge, tune-o-matic bridge
Hardware colorgold hardware
Tailpiecewrap-around tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialabalone fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard position markersblock fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorsbrown finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings

Neck

Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmaple/mahogany neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Controls

Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelIbanez Super 58 pickup(s), Ibanez Super 70 pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups

Prices (4)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1983990 DEM good
1982€1500good
1982$1500good
1993kr12000excellentStakkabo

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