Rickenbacker John Lennon Famous Reissue 325 V59

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  1. brockburst

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    Does anyone know when Rickenbacker started reissuing these, when they stopped, and approximately how many were made?

    Also do all Ricks have a short scale 20.5" like this ric? Or was that specific to this model?
     
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    1984-2000. The 'C' series replaced it 2001.
    I don't know the total numbers.
    The 325 is short scale...if you want the Lennon style Ric, but regular scale length you can try a 350.
     
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    I don't know the exact production years, but they were mainly made throughout the 90s. Production stoppd in the early 2000s prior to the introduction of the C series. The scale is 20.75". Rickenbacker doesn't publicize their production numbers after the 1960s, but there certainly weren't many made. I would estimate no more than 2000.
     
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    FYI, I have Jetglo V59 that will be for sale sometime in January.
     
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    Here's my son the day he got his (1996):

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    I remember reading your original posting on getting that guitar for you son. That is a great story! He is very lucky!
     
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    Great pic!
     
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