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Branzell Custom S-Style Electric Guitar #1055 GLB - Used  From Other

A unique S-style guitar from, small builder, Gary Branzell.


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Condition: Used, Excellent

Truly one-of-a-kind! With an all maple body and set-neck and a rosewood fingerboard, this strat style guitar from Branzell has brawn and bite. Fitted with four dip switches (one for each pickup plus a bridge only override) you've got the ability to get traditional and non-traditional strat tones at your fingertips.

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Since graduating from Roberto Venn School of Luthiery in 1978, the quest to understand what makes great guitars was instilled and continues to intrigue me. The careful blending of fine tone woods and old world craftsmanship (I still mainly use hand tools) lays the foundation for the sonic and aesthetic qualities that define a Branzell Guitar.

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Here at Sound Pure we hand-select used and vintage pieces of gear for our inventory. Our used selection always reflects the high standards of quality and craftsmanship that we expect from all of our manufacturers.   We are a small team of dedicated experts, located in Durham, NC.  We buy, trade, and consign instruments that we truly believe in.  Because of this, we have developed a reputation of quality and trust with our customers, located all over the world.   Our best customers are the ones that truly understand our personal touch and commitment to everything we sell, and range from hobbyists and enthusiasts to some of the biggest names in the business.  Our passion bridges the products we love with the real relationships we develop with our customer - whether they are a lifelong musician, or they are just getting started on their musical journey but care about value, quality, and being treated right.  

We vigorously test everything we take in to ensure authenticity, functionality, and reliability.  We are supported by one of the most well-respected luthiers in the Southeast, guaranteeing products that come in are thoroughly vetted, and that products that go out our in premium, performance- ready shape.   We are so confident in our ability to provide the highest quality music equipment in the industry, we even invented our “Try Before You Buy” program where we can ship out a product before collecting actual payment. 

Sound Pure's inventory is constantly changing, ever-evolving, with some items sold before reaching the website.    Looking for something specific? Have questions about this product's condition or history?  Want more photos, or to simply chat with an expert who's had his hands on this actual piece of gear?  It is truly our pleasure to talk with our customers, please do contact us now.  


Model: S-Style

Weight: 9.25 lbs

Serial #: 1055 GLB

Year: 1982

Body Material: Maple

Color: Transparent Black

Body Finish: Gloss

Neck Material: Maple

Neck Shape: C (.840" - 1.00")

Scale Length: 25.5"

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Number of Frets: 21

Fret Size: Jumbo (.112" x .049")

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1 5/8"

Neck Finish: Gloss

Fingerboard: Rosewood

Position Inlays: Abalone Dots

Neck Pickup: Virgil Arlo 1954 Strat

Middle Pickup: Virgil Arlo 1954 Strat

Bridge Pickup: Virgil Arlo 1954 Strat

Controls: Volume, Tone (Neck), Tone (Bridge)

Pickup Switching: 4 x Toggle Switches: 1. Neck On/Off / 2. Middle On/Off / 3. Bridge On/Off / 4. Solo Bridge (Defeats all other Switch Positions)

Bridge: 6-Saddle Hardtail

Tuning Machines: Schaller Gold Closed Gear

Hardware Finish: Gold

Pickguard: None

Knobs: Gold w/Black Tops

Case: Gator Hardshell