Rickenbacker 330-12VP 2000s Turquoise

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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. The 330-12 is the 12-string version of the 330. Like most Rickenbackers, the 330-12's popularity was propelled by the Beatles (though George's most iconic Rickenbacker was actually a 360-12).  

Years of Production: 
1965 - 1997, 2000 - 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:  Torquoise is a rare finish for Rickenbackers that was introduced in 1990. 

Notable Players: Tom Petty, Peter Buck, Johnny Marr


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