Yamaha SG-700 (1st issue, 1977, Cherry Sunburst, Clean Condition)
Here on offer ” The Beast” , the work horse Yamaha SG, this guitar is like “The SAS/Navy Seal of Electric guitars.
This is a 1st issue, near 40-year old Yamaha SG-700, a great electric guitar designed and made in Japan with the famous Yamaha SG-175 and SG-2000 as pedigree.
It sports great looks, plays excellently and has enormous tonal range with a tremendous sound and a good solid feel.
It is set up nice and low, so it plays light and fluid. This guitar has a lot of mojo and a definite vintage vibe. Solid mahogany body with carved top, fitted with a set neck, rosewood fretboard with split mother of pearl position markers, clean chrome hardware and tuning pegs. The sound is through 2 high output pickups with coil tapping options for that little extra.
The guitar’s serial number starts with the numbers 00 for guitars made in the period 1977-79.
Yamaha SG-700 guitars were produced along with the well known SG-2000 and were available in walnut brown and cherry sunburst.
Comes with its original faux leather gigbag. Location Berwick upon Tweed, UK