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Click To Read More About This Product Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks.The first model had a conventional 12-string setup, in which the octave string is the first to be struck in each string pair.On Harrison’s model and subsequent Rickenbacker 12-strings, the octave strings occur second in the string pairs and the lower-pitched string is struck first. Hall spoke to Brian Epstein before the Beatles arrived in the U. Lennon tried out the 360/12 but thought it would be better for Harrison, who was sick in bed at the Plaza Hotel. Hall, owner and president of the California-based Rickenbacker company, which is now celebrating its 85th anniversary. On February 8 at the Savoy Hilton in New York City, he showed the band several different models.Harrison’s guitar has a trapeze tailpiece, triangle inlays, double white pickguards, black control knobs and mono and stereo (Rick-O-Sound) outputs mounted on a chrome plate on the side of the guitar.
The Rickenbacker 330 is part of Rickenbacker's 300 series of guitars, the series for which Rickenbacker is perhaps best known.
It has six strings and the headstock has Rickenbacher Electro written on it(both are written horizontally).
The ball ends of the strings are mounted in slots right in the bakelite at the rear end of the guitar.
The first alteration he made was to remove the TV-style control knobs and replace them with Hofner types.
Through the years he was using both Burns and Hofner type knobs.
It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.