Rickenbacker 450-12 Mid '60s Fireglo, Mapleglo or Jetglo

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,400$2,000

The Rickenbacker 450 evolved out of earlier combo models in the mid-'50s. Originally, the 450 used the Tulip body shape like the Rickenbacker 400. Starting in mid-1958, the body was changed to a Cresting Wave style like the 600 series. The 12-string version, the 450-12, was produced starting in 1964.

Years of Production: 
1964 - 1985

Body Style: Solidbody Cresting Wave shaped, neck-thru

Design Elements: Two pickups, white pickguard, four control knobs, dot inlays


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