1960's Harvey Thomas Electric Guitar Project for Repair-Restoration Rare Unique

Used – Non Functioning
$3,450
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About This Listing

This listing is for a very rare 1960's Harvey Thomas electric guitar. Harvey Thomas was an eccentric guitar maker from the Northwest who made really wild guitars in the 1960's. If you're not familiar with these guitars do yourself a favor and do a google search and see some of the awesome guitars he made. This one is unfortunately in very poor condition and will need extensive repairs and restoration. The guitar comes as pictured and is being listed in non working condition. To start with the guitar has been stripped and was refinished in a natural finish. There is a nasty repair on the back of the neck towards the heel and the neck has now been permanently glued into the pocket and has been doweled, see pics. The electronics are original but will need significant work. The neck pickup seems ok but something is up with the bridge pickup and while it does make some sound it's not working properly. The pots & knobs all need some form of repair and two of the pot shafts are very unusual and we're not sure if they are fixable. There are mysterious filled holes in the neck and headstock and I'm not sure what the story with those are. The jack is loose and the plate is missing. There also appears to seem separation on the body around the jack area, see pics. The pickguard is cracked and the tremolo needs a better spring to work properly. The neck looks pretty straight but since it's been glued into the body I'm not sure how well it can be set-up. The frets are worn down flat and will certainly need work or replaced. Despite the extensive issues with the guitar this is an extremely rare guitar and I hope someone will decide it's worth restoring. The guitar comes as pictured with the Thomas buck. If you're not familiar with these, all Harvey Thomas guitars had a "Harvey" buck hidden on the inside in the cavity. Please look at the pictures and message with questions. I am happy to ship internationally but will not falsify customs documents. Because of all the issues I described the guitar is being sold with no returns or refunds and does need a complete and total restoration.
Please contact me if you have a Harvey Thomas guitar to sell.

Thanks for looking,,,

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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.

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Listeda year ago
ConditionNon Functioning (Used)
Non-functioning items do not work as they should. All known issues should be described in the listing description.learn more
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