Charvette guitar dating
He maintained his Venice Beach, CA factory for 30 years, before moving to a larger place in ' guitars, I sent John some pics and called him to pick his brain.
He said this was typical of the guitars he was building in the mid-80's and that it was probably around an '85 model.
Has the same Brian Moore signature looks including sculpted headstock, sleek contoured body, and unique rear output jack of the higher end models.
When BM went in search of factories to do their imports they did it right and the quality rivals some US makers in my opinion.
Also has a Floyd-licensed tremolo system with fine tuners.
Has one mod that bears mentioning - someone removed the locking nut and replaced with a plastic cover.
Charvel Charvette 150, 1990, features a nice sounding set of pickups with a Charvel Ceramic Plus in the bridge and a Carvel high-gain single coil size stacked humbucker in the neck.
Includes free gigbag or substitute used a hardshell case available for .He said it appeared to be original other than the pickups, and that it would have sold for around 00, which equates to nearly K in 2012 dollars.This isn't your cookie cutter maple-necked alder body Strat.Frets are near perfect and it has an excellent setup.Compare this to the Chinese guitars you can get for 0 today and this is an excellent value at 5.