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MICRO-FRETS: Golden Melody
Circa 1968

Micro-Frets-Golden Melody hollow body, 2 pickup, sunburst finish, electric guitar, Micro-NutThis is an extremely rare, very early model, hollow body, double cutaway, thin concert size, Micro-Frets Golden Melody electric guitar made in Maryland, circa 1968. This guitar features a hardwood, hollow body, a sunburst finish, a white bi-level pickguard between which the white, nylon wheel thumb knobs that control the tone of each pickup and the overal volume are tucked, two white single coil, hi-fi pickups, and a white muslin covered f-hole. This Micro-frets guitar also has some patented features to ensure precise intonation, proper tuning and enhanced tone and sustain including a fully adjustable "Microsonic" bridge and the exclusive Micro-Nut. We believe that this guitar was purchased at the same time as the Micro-Frets Spacetone, listed here, by their original owner. Conctact us if you are interested in a special deal on both Micro-Frets. Both are very rare and early models. This guitar is in beautiful shape. It plays and sounds superb. Its fast action feels fantastic under your fingers. This guitar includes the original hardshell case. This guitar will certainly be appreciated by both collectors and players. Do not miss your chance to get this beauty!

CONDITION:Description from VintageSilvertones.com
100% original, this guitar is very clean and in very good condition. This guitar looks, feels and sounds wonderful.
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TUNERS:Description from VintageSilvertones.com
The all original, six inline one piece, opened back metal tuners with silver, metal, buttons are smooth and in great working order.
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NECK:Description from VintageSilvertones.com
It has a straight neck, bolted on with five screws on a metal plate that features the serial number and the manufacturer's logo, a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, 22 frets and 24" scale. There is no wear to the neck or frets. The action is fast. The frets and fretboard feels fantastic under your fingers. The headstock, featuring a two string trees for the four highest strings, and a silkscreened logo on a natural finish, is very clean with no wear. The neck is kept straight with an adjustable truss rod. The neck features Micro-Frets' patented Micro-Nut with individual saddles to adjust each individual string to the desired height, spacing and distance from the nut to the twelfth fret to ensure perfect intonation, particularly when used with their, also patented, Microsonic bridge. The Microsonic bridge is design to keep the guitar in tune and to enable the string to return to perfect pitch when the strings are bent.
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PICKUPS:Description from VintageSilvertones.com
There are two white single coil, hi-fi, pickups, that provide a clean, crisp, clear, full tone. The bridge pickup offers an edgier, twangier tone than the neck. With the proper usage of the pickup selection switch and tone knobs, the player can achieve a wide range of tones suitable for a myriad of musical styles including but not limited to jazz, soul, rock, blues, funk, country, blue grass, punk, post-punk and hardrock. This guitar has three white nylon wheel-like knobs, two for controlling the tone for each pickup and one to control the volume for both pickups. It also has a three-way toggle to choose the neck, bridge or both pickups. Overall, the pickups work well and sound excellent. All electronics work properly.

DIMENSIONS:Description from VintageSilvertones.com
    Overall length: 42"
    Body width: 14.5"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
    Body thickness: 1.75" (2.25" with neck)
    Scale: 24"
    Width of the nut: 1 5/8"
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    Depth of the neck at nut: .75" approximately
    String height at 12th fret: 1/16"
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Micro-Frets Golden Melody Item #: mic0005 $2899
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Micro-Frets-Golden Melody hollow body, 2 pickup, sunburst finish, electric guitar, Micro-Nut


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