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PRS 1988 Special 24 Electric Guitar #8 5449 - Used  From PRS

A very early example PRS Special from the tail end of their 1988 production in gorgeous Vintage Cherry.


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Condition: Used, Very Good.

Great Example of Paul's early work. 

This one is special !!!

PRS 1988 Special 24 Electric Guitar #8 5449, Used—Quick 'n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure Guitar Specialist Eddie Berman is testing out a vintage PRS 1988 Special 24 Electric Guitar #8 5449, through a 3rd Power Dirty Sink 20w 1x12 Combo Amp and a Boss DD-7 Digital Delay Effect Pedal.


Model: Special 24

Year: 1988

Serial: 8 5449

Weight: 7.4 lbs

Body Wood Mahogany

Back Wood: Mahogany

Number of Frets: 24

Scale Length: 25.5"

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Neck Shape: Wide-Thin

Neck Depth at Nut:

Width of Fretboard at Body:

Width of Fretboard at Nut:

Fretboard Wood: Brazilian Rosewood

Fretboard Inlay: Abalone Dots

Bridge: Steel Tremolo

Tuners: PRS Locking

Hardware Type: Nickel

Treble Pickup: HFS Treble

Middle Pickup: NA

Bass Pickup: HFS Bass

Controls: Volume, Tone, 5-Way Rotary

Case: Hardshell