Sold THORN DeLuxe '58 - Korina / Brazilian

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  1. gdcx

    gdcx Silver Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2007
    Westchester County, NY
    2013 Thorn DeLuxe '58 Proto

    This is the Prototype for this model - condition is excellent, no issues at all.

    Special features of this guitar include the beautiful OG Brazilian Rwd Headcap (see picture) and the V-V-T Controls.

    Additional info and excellent pics on Thorn Site:

    Weight is approximately 7lbs - great balance.


    · Scale Length:
    · Fingerboard radius: 12"
    · 22 frets - Jescar: □ Nickel Silver □ 6150 Medium (.047 x .104)
    · Neck profile: □ Med/Fat "C" - .850/.950
    · Nut: 1.687" wide Tusq
    · Case: Deluxe G&G hardshell

    Electronic Controls: 2 x Volume / Tone / 3-way toggle on shoulder (Arch layout)

    Materials and Components:
    · Body Wood:
    □ Korina ~ Light Weight/Resonant
    · Body Construction: □ Solid
    · Neck Wood: □ Quartersawn Korina
    · Fretboard: Old Growth Brazilian Rosewood
    · Headcap: Old Growth Brazilian Rosewood
    · Bridge: □ Thorn Hardtail with rear loaded Stopbar (Lightly aged)
    · Pickup Configuration: □ 2 x Humbucker (Custom Wolfetone) Nickel Covers - Antiqued
    · Tuners: Custom Sperzel Locking - Tuner Buttons: Rosewood
    · Strap Buttons: Dunlop Dual-design Straplok
    · Input jack: Electro-socket
    · Pickguard: □ Installed □ Custom Shape - 3-ply Parch/Black/Parch

    Construction Details:
    · Carved Top with Set Neck w/ contoured heel
    · Tilt Back Headstock
    · Headstock truss-rod adjustment
    · Hand-polished frets with hidden fret-ends
    · Rolled fingerboard edges

    Cosmetic Details:
    · Sterling Silver "Thorn" inlaid ebony truss rod cover
    · Mother of Pearl inlaid headstock logo
    · '50s Celluloid "DOT" fretboard inlays - Aged
    · Mother of Pearl side dots
    · Bakelite back plates
    · "Antiqued" Nickel hardware

    Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    All: Vintage Natural

    String Ga.: 10-46

    $2800 Shipped / PP in CONUS. SOLD


    PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED LATER TODAY - On a plane now with terrible wifi
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2016
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  2. lifeson1

    lifeson1 Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2008
    New York City Metro
  3. nichd

    nichd Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2013
    So glad it sold... was just logging on specifically for this one, and the sold sign kept me from doing something That the wife would make me regret lol. Congrats to the new owner!! nice!!!!!

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