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  •  SOLD  1999 Ibanez AS200
    Influenced and loved by John Scofield
Put up here is the legendary hollow body Ibanez AS200. Since its debut in 1980, AS200 has been John Scofiled's main guitar for 20 years. Sturdy build with the highest standards and the best of materials, coupled with the well balanced high/low tones attracted him so much that years later Ibanez came up with the fully digitized reproduction version of JSM series eveolving from the same prototype of AS200 except a Prestige neck and a side output jack.

AS200 plays and sounds warm, rich and full/lush. Tonality can be played across multiple level by the unique feature of Tri-sound switch (serial / parallel / reverse coil), in combination to the 3 way bridge/neck pickup selector. If you want to play as close as Scofield sound, you may consider his favorite way of stringing, D'Addario strings custom set: .013, .016, .022, .032, .042, .052.

Speaking of this guitar, it satys prestine for more than two decades and thus has little cracks or scratches, except a minor dent around left rim. Please examine the photo.  Also note, serial number F9930851 indicates it was manufactured by Fujigen, a prominent OEM / self-brand manufacturer.

The original hardshell case ships along to your door. As the final words, if you are a serious fan of Ibanez hollow body, GB10 and AS200 are the absolulte minimum set of your collection, then you will also consider adding JSM100, JP20 and LR10 to your Ibanez jazz guitar inventory.