Saint Blues Bluesmaster IV 1985 sun burst

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About This Listing

Every instrument has a story.  I’m not a musician, rather a music video cinematographer.  Back in 1985 I queried my talented musician friend Scott Page, a touring session musician with Pink Floyd during that era, about what guitar he would suggest I purchase.  Without hesitation, he said a Saint Blues Bluesmaster IV.  Subsequently, I phoned Tom Keckler at Strings & Things, out of Memphis at the time, ordered the instrument you see on display.  You can see the date of assembly and his builder initials in the neck pocket photo.
Several months later, I happened to lens a music video for ZZ Top and ask Billy Gibbons about modding the guitar and who might do the best work.  He sent me to his personal guitar tech guru John Carruthers.  John painstakingly tuned and gave the guitar the once over.  He also  installed a switchable 9v power source overdrive boost circuitry.  Note the switch on the control panel photo.
The guitar never played a gig, only sparingly played at home and stored indoors in its original hardshell case.   It shows absolutely no signs of play wear.  It’s in the same original condition  as it was when purchased new in 1985. (except circuitry mod)  It is truly immaculate, in mint condition, plays like a million bucks and has been cared for meticulously.  A rare collectable along with a unique story.

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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.

Product Specs

Listed7 months ago
ConditionMint (Used)
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