RICKENBACKER 450/12

  • Rickenbacker 450/12 electric guitar

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1964 to 1985

RICKENBACKER made the 450/12 between 1964 and 1985. It was the 12 string version of the 450 model, and the first solid bodied 12 string produced by Rickenbacker. The 450/12 had a 25 inch scale length and two single coil pickups - Rickenbacker Toaster-Tops (or Hi-Gains from 1969 onwards).

Specifications (19)

Controls

Controls materialblack controls
Number of control knobs4 control knobs
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelRickenbacker Hi-Gain pickup(s), Rickenbacker Single Coil Toaster Top pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish, red finish
Finish effectssunburst finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings12 strings
Scale length25 inches scale-length

Body

Body stylecresting wave style
Pickguard materialwhite pickguard

Hardware

Hardware colorchrome hardware

Neck

Neck jointneck through body
Neck width1.625 inches wide at nut
Number of frets21 fret
Tuner layoutsix-per-side tuners

Prices (3)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1981$695newguitar-listList price
1979$299.00good
2017$2000good

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