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Yamaha AE1200S MIJ Sunburst Archtop #LNIL121 - Used  From Yamaha

A stunning, Made In Japan, sunburst archtop!


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What We Think

Weight: 8.15 lbs.

Wonderful L-5 style!  This thing is full of refined power.  EQing a classic jazz tone and pushing the volume wide open is downright thrilling. Chord-melody work and lead playing couldn't sound more at home.  And for the price?  There's just nothing that comes anywhere near this--good luck finding anything that comes close for less than quadruple the cost.

Condition: Used, Good - Significant play wear and scratching


Manufacturer's Description from Yamaha

The Yamaha Philosophy consists of the Corporate Slogan, which is a more concise statement of Yamaha's Corporate Philosophy, the Corporate Philosophy, which defines the reason for our existence as a company and the goals that we seek to achieve through our work and corporate management, and the "Way" which explain the mindset that all employees of the Yamaha Group should adopt, and the manner in which they should act on a daily basis. We utilize the Yamaha Philosophy as a foundation to draw from, and try to think from the customer's viewpoint as we build on unique expertise and sensibilities, as well as the reputation for unparalleled reliability gained during our long history. Our goal in doing so is to consistently provide high-quality products and services that exceed the expectations of our customers and to create excitement and cultural inspiration together with people around the world.


About Manufacturer

Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan (then Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.) has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments, and a leading producer of audio/visual products, semiconductors and other computer related products, sporting goods, home appliances and furniture, specialty metals, machine tools, and industrial robots.

Yamaha has endeavored to produce products and services that satisfy the diverse needs and desires of people worldwide. Its products and services are recognized the world over for superior quality in acoustics, design, technology, craftsmanship, and customer oriented services. These products and services under the brand name of Yamaha are highly regarded by a large number of professionals, institutions, business people within the related industries, and consumers.



Serial Number: LNIL121

All parts original except bone nut and bridge tone pot, frets replaced and recently plek'd

Model: AE1200s, Full Hollow Body Archtop

Body Wood(s): Spruce, Birch & Beech

Color: Antique Stain

Neck Wood: Maple

Fingerboard Wood: Ebony

Body/Neck Construction: Set Neck

Length: 42.24"

Width: 16.92"

Body Depth: 3.41"

Scale Length: 25.19"

Number of Frets: 20

Fingerboard Width: 1.69"-2.18"

Neck Thickness: 0.57"-.066"

Hardware: Gold Plated

Nut: Bone

Bridge: Tune-O-Matic

Pickups: 2 Covered Humbucking Alnico

Electronics: 3P Pickup Switch, 2 Volume, 2 Tone

Case: Original Hardshell