1974 Ganson Japan SG Custom SG-480 Cherry Red

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Today we're pleased to introduce to you a 1974 Vintage Japan SG Custom clone (the correct model is SG-480R) built by famous Kasuga factory (they were producing Kasuga, Heerby, and Ganson branded upper-medium quality lawsuit era guitars) with a top grade finish, excellent performing vintage tuners, saddles and responsive and fully functional electronics. Of course, I have to say a special word about its gorgeous LP Custom headstock the Ganson guitars are mostly known and loved for!

The guitar's body is made of mahogany wood. Slim neck is made of mahogany with bound rosewood fingerboard. I really love the bolt-on construction (I've seen it earlier on Greco and Aria Pro II guitars of the same age) which is perfectly "simulating" set neck joints, so it's absolutely comfortable to play right to the last fret. The guitar is all-original except for the pickups taken from Japanese Edwards SG guitar (magnets are slightly off center, but literally it affects nothing) and in great overall condition, having only a couple of chips and dents here and there. The guitar sounds like the most vintage SG's are supposed to – thick and punchy sound; frets still have most of its life.


• Mahogany body with carved edges
• Slim taper mahogany neck with bound rosewood fingerboard
• Bolt-on construction with set-alike neck joint
• Vintage style original tuners
• Large bound openbook Custom headstock
• Edwards Japan humbucking pickups
• Aged Cherry Red original colour
• Wide vintage bridge
• 3,1 kg

Don't miss out this gorgeous SG! WE DO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY! Please, review the photos closely for condition, and do not hesitate to ask any questions before you make an offer or buy it. You may need to do slight further setup on the guitar to get it to match your preferences, but now everything works in a proper way and the guitar is set up perfectly for me.

NOTICE: This guitar is about 47 years old, not new and sells AS-IS. It may have some visual imperfections, and/or non-original parts, so we won't accept absolutely no full/partial refund or any return on this guitar. By pressing 'BUY' or 'MAKE AN OFFER' buttons you confirm that you have fully read the description and totally agree with all of these terms. From our side, we promise that you'll receive exactly what you see on attached photos, no exclusions.

IMPORTANT: here in Russia, we have some COVID-19 shipping restrictions depending on buyer's location, so contact us first to check the possibility of shipping to your country.

Thank you for watching. Have a good day, stay healthy and rock on!

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

Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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