Vintage VSA500B ReIssued Semi Acoustic Guitar w/Bigsby ~ Boulevard Black

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SKU: VSA500BBK

RRP:
£719

For many years, the Vintage® ReIssued™ Series VSA500 semi-acoustic guitar with a maple body and mahogany neck, has been a firm favourite amongst rock, jazz and blues players around the world, for its ability to effortlessly deliver acoustic properties of archtop guitars at louder volumes with reduced feedback.
 
Available in a gorgeous gloss Boulevard Black finish offset with cream binding, 3 ply black scratchplate and chrome hardware, this highly professional Vintage ReIssued VSA500B semi-acoustic guitar is also fitted with a Bigsby® licensed vibrato as standard. 
 
Beautiful warm, thick, powerful rich tones via a pair of Wilkinson vintage voiced WOCHB double coil pickups are delivered with exceptional clarity, whilst additional high-end hardware includes, chrome Grover tulip machine heads, a GraphTech nut, Wilkinson T.O.M bridge and the chrome Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece for sensitive vibrato duties and increased sustain.
 
Vintage's unique, offset double cutaway evolutionary body shape, ingeniously-designed offset heel and enhanced treble side cutaway, improves playability and access the full length of the 22 fret fingerboard. 
 

VSA500B Specifications.

Body:

Maple body with maple top provides resonance, tone and ‘correct weight’ comfort. The VSA500B features Vintage's unique, offset double cutaway evolutionary body shape, ingeniously-designed offset heel and enhanced treble side cutaway to improve upper fret access and playability.

Bridge: 
Wilkinson T.O.M. bridge provides superb tuning stability along with adjustable intonation for each string.

Vibrato:
Chrome Bigsby® licensed B70.

Pickups:
Two Wilkinson® vintage voiced WOCHB double coils provide thick and rich tones.

Controls:
Dual master Volume and Tone controls with three position pickup selector switch.

Machine heads: 
Grover® tulip machine heads provide simple, effective action for superb tuning stability.

Neck:
One piece Mahogany with classic Vintage ‘soft C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.

Fingerboard:
12" radius fingerboard provides positive feel and superior playability.

Scale Length:
24.75" / 628mm.  
                                                                                                               
Frets:
22 Medium Jumbo profile frets add to comfort, accuracy and overall positive feel of the VSA500B.

Nut:
43mm GraphTech for smooth and friction-free string bending and tuning.

Headstock:
Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.

The VSA500B™ is an original Vintage® ReIssued Series guitar designed in the UK by the Vintage® design team.

 


About Vintage

Guitars for the Working Musician

Since 1993 Vintage® has enjoyed an excellent reputation around the world for creating guitars which use a blend of classic timber selection, premium branded components from some of the biggest names in pickups and hardware, and an approach to design which lets Vintage® instruments perform way beyond expectation.

Our philosophy of understanding, caring and ensuring that Vintage® can be equally at home in the bedroom, a garage band, with a local hero or used in anger on any one or the World’s most famous stages has seen legions of loyal fans who rely on Vintage to perform for them, day after day, gig after gig, session after session.

Our relationships with famous designers, and a skilful in-house design team means we never stand still, continually innovate, and focus on bringing the best bang for the buck guitars to players of all stripes, busting myths and debunking the black magic to produce outstanding value and outstanding guitars.

Vintage® Guitars Website

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