Paul Reed Smith Standard 24 1988 Black

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,175$2,465

The PRS Standard 24 evolved out of Paul Reed Smith's original builds in the mid-80s. The Standard 24 differs from the Custom 24 in its lack of a figured maple top as well as some cosmetic details. Like most PRS guitars, the Standard 24 is highly customizable so many variations do exist. Also like other PRS models, those from before the mid-'90s are somewhat more sought-after as these were produced in a smaller workshop than the current Maryland-based factory.

Years of Production: 1987 - present

Unique to this Era: Name changes from just PRS to PRS Standard in 1987.

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Dot inlays, single-piece bridge/tailpiece, 25-inch scale length, two humbuckers, MVC controls

Notable PRS Players:  Carlos Santana, Mark Tremonti, Al Di Meola


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