Welcome to another fine guitar from The Old Europe! Please make sure to read the entire description below carefully, and look at all the pictures.

General introduction and background:

Very rare Framus ST-style. The exact model denomination is unknown, as this model doesn’t even show up on the official Framus vintage site, and was probably an outlier – specimen of this series exist without any Framus logo. The oddest thing about this guitar is that the body is not made of wood, but basically of resopal, some plastic-like material, and overall the guitar is super light-weight.

As always, the instrument has been serviced completely and is ready to be played immediately.

Measurements, weight and other specs:

-Scale:  628 mm

-Nut: ca 3,95 cm

-Weight: 2,36 kg

-Pickups: two original singlecoils, measuring 5k (B) and 4,96k (N), controlled with 3 way switch, master volume and master tone.

-Body: resopal material

-Neck: slim D maple stripes with a rosewood fretboard, slim vintage frets.

 

Condition:

-Body: The body is in good condition with only a few dings and dongs (see pic); underneath the pickguard, some wooden shims had to be put in to elevate the bridge pickup closer to the strings.

-Neck: neck is straight, trussrod works. The frets are in good shape with basically no crevasses, no buzz or fretting out.

-Hardware: in good shape.

-Electrics: everything works as it should

-Originality: all original except for the wooden shims under the pickguard to elevate it up.

 

Sound and Playability:

-Playability and string action: A very good playability, 1,8mm string action dialed in at the 12th fret. The playing feeling is vintage

-Sound: A very spanky, treble sound with almost acoustic guitar properties, please watch the video for a sound demo

 

Repairs, Service:

As always, the instrument has been serviced completely and is ready to be played immediately.

-Completely cleaned and set up

-Shims optimize the distance of the pickups to the strings

-Frets polished and fretboard cleaned and oiled

-Intonation set up

-New set of Pyramid 10 gauge strings put on

-Ready to be played (just tune it up);

 

Auxiliary stuff:

-No case or gigbag included. The item will be wrapped well, and put into a sturdy cardboard box with lots of filler material. If you wish I can buy a fitting case at your costs.

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PACKAGING: All guitars are shipped out in a sturdy cardboard box with lots of filler material. Please note that for the protection of the environment, I am reusing used packaging material whenever I can.

SHIPPING: Please check the shipping quotes in this offer. I ship with insurance, worldwide. Usually I am able to ship the item on the same day or next day of received payment. Please allow 1-2 days from pick up for delivery in Germany, and 1-2 weeks within the EU. US, Canadian and over overseas buyers:  My shipping quotes are very competitive, I can only do that by using DHL Premium. Please anticipate a shipping time of up to 8 weeks depending on your location. Tracking is provided immediately when shipped out within the system. Please refrain from giving a review before you have received the guitar.

AFTER DELIVERY: After receiving the item, please inspect the package for obvious damages and make photos if there are any. After unpacking, check the item immediately for damages or other undocumented flaws. I accept a 14 days return and will pay for shipping if the item is in a different condition than described upon arrival. Please note that I will only take the item back entirely, but not grant any reduction of price and generally only accept returns if the item was unaltered after arrival.

CITES protection: all of the items I sell have been legally imported to the EU before January 1st 2017 and are registered with the authorities in Hamburg, Germany (if applicable).

DATA protection: German financial regulations demand that I keep your address on file in an invoice. The only information that I store is what this platform provides me. Please understand that I cannot delete that information from my files. You may ask what kind of info I have stored from you any time.

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Listeda month ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.Learn more
Brand
Model
  • ST-style
Finish
  • white
Year
  • 1974
Made In
  • Germany
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Type
  • Solid Body

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Hamburg, Germany
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