Originally a Vintage Semi-Hollow V72, a well respected guitar in its own right from the Vintage ReIssued series, this stunning ProShop Blue Over Tobacco V72, aside from its incredible looks, is yet another classic Vintage guitar that’s been through the hands of the Vintage ProShop team of skilled luthiers.
Custom aging is without doubt an area where the ProShop team excel with an unrivalled inheritance, right down to the Laguna Blue over spray that’s received wear and tear scuffs and abrasions by hand, revealing areas of the original Tobacco Burst finish. Fine details also include subtle aging of the body binding and 3 ply scratchplate.
Not only an instrument with one-off custom individuality, like the original Vintage ReIssued V72, this gorgeous ProShop model is also one of many Vintage guitars that’s number one in the rack of the professionals, right there when there’s a need for powerful, beefy chords or soaring solos in the studio or live on stage.
With a hard rock maple neck and 22 fret rosewood fingerboard and chamfered heel, the ProShop V72 is a delight to perform with, whilst the chambered alder body alone provides a huge increase in resonance adding an acoustic property to the guitar's amplified tone.
Couple this, with a Wilkinson WDG Ceramic Mini Double Coil pickup in the neck position and a Wilkinson WTB Alnico Single Coil at the bridge for that unmistakable classic chime and twang associated with this iconic design, with unsurpassed sonic versatility in abundance…or should we just say this ProShop guitar ‘kicks you…know what’
It’s the finest details within the incredibly authentic and expertly applied worn concept that have earned the Vintage ProShop Series guitars, respect from players around the world.
It’s been said many times: Do the Vintage ProShop Series of instruments really sound as cool as they look?…you bet!
The Vintage ProShop Blue Over Tobacco Burst V72 includes a full ProShop set up:
• Fret-level, crown and polish.
• Fingerboard dress and comfort treatment.
• Truss rod adjustment and set.
• Action height, radius, intonation and pickup height adjustment.
• Nut slot regulation.
Alder body combines with a chambered body for enormous resonance, tone and ‘correct weight’ comfort, enhanced with correctly radiused contoured body.
The Wilkinson WTB intonatable bridge featured on the Vintage V52 is a masterpiece of design, eliminating age-old intonation problems often found in three saddle, fixed bridge designs.
Bridge Pickup: Wilkinson WTB Alnico Single Coil.
Neck Pickup: Wilkinson WDG Ceramic Mini Double Coil.
Single master Volume and Tone controls with three-way pickup selector switch.
Wilkinson WJ55 machine heads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.
Hard rock Maple with classic Vintage ‘soft C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.
Rosewood for outstanding tonal transfer, responsiveness and durability with a traditional 10” radius for superb playability and feel.
22 Medium profile frets add to comfort, accuracy and overall positive feel of the Vintage V72.
43mm Graphite nut, smooth and friction free.
Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.
The V72™ is an original Vintage® ReIssued Series guitar reimagined by the UK Vintage ProShop team.
About Vintage Proshop
For years now, our Vintage® technicians and designers have been listening to suggestions from players all around the world.
We've taken those ideas, blended them with our own concepts and visions and in January 2019, Vintage® guitars launched the Vintage® ProShop® UNIQUE concept in the UK and the US, with the talented luthiers and builders in the Vintage® UK and US workshops producing a handful of Vintage® ProShop® UNIQUE guitars, one off master-built instruments created with love, care, and the traditional Vintage® values of super high specification and astonishing ‘bang for the buck’, as workshop concept guitars, flights of fancy and the wild imaginations of our ProShop® teams let loose, using exclusive combinations of finishes, parts, hardware, pickups and accessories to create wonderful one-offs, some of which may make their way into future Vintage® series production guitars and basses.
Aside from the attention to the fine details of the superb aesthetics, Vintage® ProShop® ‘Unique’ guitars, have hardware and electronics from a host of amazing British made and Internationally famous brands, selected to suit the style, vibe and finish of each guitar, with wear patterns and ‘patina’ accurately crafted and applied to emulate the look and feel of a guitar owned and played for decades. All work is by hand and every finish is an individual one-off, with various weathered distressing processes that gives new guitars a killer vintage look, to deliver guitars that exceed the expectations of today's discerning guitarists.
Keep a close eye on the Vintage® ProShop® pages at collections/proshop as the ProShop teams will continue to produce a very limited number of ProShop® UNIQUES, which will post to the Vintage and JHS websites when completed and will be sold on a first come first served basis!
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Each guitar undergoes a full ProShop® setup, fret level, crown and polish, fingerboard dress and comfort treatment, truss rod adjustment and set, action height, radius, intonation and pickup height adjustment and nut slot regulation and comes with a Vintage® branded luxury gig bag, exclusive ProShop leather strap, pick tin, and tee-shirt and Individually numbered and signed ProShop® certificate of authenticity.
Vintage Pro-Shop UNIQUE guitars which are not attributed to a reseller, or which do not have a SOLD tag are available for purchase. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details of how to purchase.