Rickenbacker 330 1960s Mapleglo, Fireglo or Jetglo

Reverb Estimated Price Range

  • $3,000$5,000

One of Rickenbacker's most popular models, the semi-hollowbody 330 stormed onto the scene in the '50s and brought with it a jangly tone that would help define pop music for a decade. Like most Rickenbackers, the 330's popularity was propelled by the Beatles (though George's most iconic Rickenbacker was actually a 360-12). The 330 remains in production and has been cited as the maker's current most popular guitar.

Years of Production:
1958 - present

Body Style: Double cutaway semi-hollowbody

Wood Composition: Maple back and sides, three-ply Maple/Walnut neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: 25 3/4-inch scale length, dot inlays, five control knobs, toaster-top pickups, R-Tailpiece  

Finish Specification: Mapleglo, Fireglo and Jetglo are standard Rickenbacker finishes.

Notable Players: Tom Petty, Peter Buck, Johnny Marr


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