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  •  SOLD  1998 Ibanez AS200
    Influenced and loved by John Scofield
Put up here is one of Ibanez’ most successful hollow bodies AS200. Since its debut in 1979 AS200 has been John Scofield's main guitar for 20 years. Sturdy build with the highest standards and the best of materials attracted him so much that years later Ibanez came up with the fully digitized reproduction of JSM series evolving from the same prototype of AS200 with minor changes.

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 3way bridge/neck pickup selector. Also to add, much sought-after pickups Super 58, only found in the high end of Ibanez guitars, define the impressive resonance.

When it comes to the cosmetics and playability, the guitar stays in utmost pristine shape, displaying hardly any sign of oxidation and cracks / dents. Neck is straight, and not to mention no fret buzz heard. A bonus too – a luxury hardshell case made by SKB, which I believe costs a couple hundred dollars by itself, flies along to your doorstep. Lastly, the serial number F9804309 indicates it was manufactured by Fujigen, one of the three legendary guitar builders along with Terada and Matsumoku.