ESP EXP Explorer Pre Lawsuit 1997 High Gloss Black

Listing Sold
Shipped From
Lee's Gear
Telford, United Kingdom
Joined Reverb

About This Listing

Any question please message me and ask away.

Very Open to offers and possible trades for 7 strings, so contact me maybe we can work something out.

Here is my ESP EXP pre-lawsuit explorer (not an LTD/grassroots). It was made in 1997 and was purchased in 1998 from percy priors music shop in high wycombe. Made in japan.
These don't come up for sale very often and the reason for sale is that I no longer use this, as my musical style has changed over the years (when I first started playing I was a massive metallica fan).
It was my first proper guitar and still, to this day, every other guitar I have owned/played pales in comparison to this.

Shipping is available, contact me for accurate shipping cost.

Local pickup is available, and you are welcome to try before you buy.

Here are some specs,

brand: ESP
year: 1997
shape: explorer
construction: bolt-on (4 screw)
neck: quartersawn maple
body: mahogany 40mm
fingerboard: rosewood 22 frets XJ with pearl dot inlays, 24.75" scale (628mm)
electronics: active EMG 81 (bridge) / 81 (neck), 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 1 Toggle 3 way switch
hardware: all black hardware, Gotoh tuners, ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar.
front of headstock: "ESP Custom" light grey/gold glittered logo
back of headstock: "ESP Custom Guitars" circle logo glittered white
Straplocks are included

There are a few chips in the paint that are shown in the pictures, purely cosmetic and does not effect the guitar, some fretware and a small bump on the back of the neck although you don't notice this and it still plays great. The bridge has also been replaced with a gotoh abr-1 due to the old one having oxidized, but I still have it if you want it.
Also comes with a fitted esp case brought in 1998 which was a special order.

Any question please message me and ask away.

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed4 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
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