Electric and Acoustic Guitars

Gretsch G6128T-GH George Harrison Tribute– This painstaking recreation of the Beatle’s ’57 Duo Jet has a mahogany back, 3-ply maple top, 1-piece mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard, and Seymour Duncan-designed recreations of the original DynaSonic pickups. Only 60 will be made. MSRP $20,000gretschguitars.com

Framus Vintage 5/131 Hollywood (LEFT)– This semi-hollow looker had one of the best-playing necks at the show and features a plywood body (like an old department store guitar from the ’50s), vintage-voiced single-coils, an aluminum pickguard, a 4-position selector knob that includes an “0” position for off, and Volume, Bass, and Treble knobs.
Manuel Rodr’guez Sr. Nylon-String (RIGHT)– This masterfully made classical instrument features a solid Canadian cedar top, an ebony fretboard, a Honduran cedar neck, a cow-bone nut and saddle, and eye-popping solid Brazilian rosewood back and sides (inset).guitars-m-r-sons.com

AXL Badwater USA (LEFT)– This 24 3/4"-scale single-cutaway features a mahogany slab body, a set solid-mahogany neck with a rosewood fretboard, a single P-90, and a wraparound bridge/tailpiece.axlguitars.com
Sugi Guitars & Basses DS499R (RIGHT)– Built by Makoto “Nick” Sugimoto—who built guitars for Fender and Ibanez at Fujigen for 23 years—the DS499R has an alder body, an aqua timber maple neck, 22-fret rosewood fretboard, Sugi pickups (including a tappable humbucker), Gotoh SGS510 tuners, and a Wilkinson VG300 tremolo.sugiguitars.com

B.C. Rich USA Gunslinger– This shred machine has a bolt-on maple neck, EMG 81 and 85 pickups, Floyd Rose Special trem, and a Mike Learn zombie graphic on the basswood body.bcrich.com

James Trussart Custom Guitars SteelX (LEFT)
– The SteelX features a ’59 Standard neck shape and a korina body with a recessed metal top in “Antique Silver Gator.”jamestrussart.com
National Reso-Phonic ResoElectric Ra3 (MIDDLE)– The new hollowbody ResoElectric RA3 has a koa top and mahogany back and sides, and sports an L.R. Baggs Hex pickup in its biscuit bridge.nationalguitars.com
Fender Wayne Kramer Stratocaster (RIGHT)– The MC5 guitarist’s stars-and-stripes Strat features two single-coils and a Duncan humbucker for kicking out the jams.fender.com