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Rickenbacker Electric Guitars

Rickenbacker electric guitars in Sussex - there's no better place to shop and buy your new Rickenbacker electric guitars than Bonners Music in Eastbourne. We stock a great range of Rickenbacker electric guitars and we all love the feel and great tone of these magic guitars.

Rickenbacker guitars were founded in the early 30's and developed pickup designs and focused on 'electro spanish' guitars and steel guitars. It was only in the 60's that Rickenbacker guitars became part of Rock 'n Roll. With John lennon and George harrison of the Beatles using the guitars did Rickenbacker guitars get the real exposure these great insruments deserve.

here at Bonners Music you have the opportunity to try one of these great Rickenbacker guitars yourself. Try in store our great range of 330, 360 12 string and 620 model Rickenbacker guitars. All Rickenbacker guitars are setup in our own workshop prior to sale to ensure you our customer get the best possible playing and sounding Rickenbacker available. Just give us a call on 01323 636141 or better still, visit our showroom - you won't be disappointed with our range!

Bonners guitar store is located in Eastbourne, which is only 20 miles from Brighton or hastings, and only 90 minutes train journey from london Victoria station.

Rickenbacker 330 Fireglo Electric Guitar Rickenbacker 330 Fireglo Electric Guitar
Rickenbacker 330 Fireglo Electric GuitarRickenbacker guitars are all American made in Santa Ana California. Production is really small scale so keeping the quality really high and delivery times really long!These Rickenbacker guitars are really worth the wait though. The Rickenbacker 330 Fireglo gives you that classic jangly guitar sound loved by so many great guitar players like Jonny Marr and Tom Petty.The Rickenbacker 330 was introduced in to the guitar line in the late 50's and is Rickenbackers best selling model. With a full size body, traditional sound hole and 2 single coil pickups this rickenbacker 330 plays and sounds like no other guitar.At Bonners Music we absolutley love these guitars and make sure we have them in stock or on order. All Bonners Rickenbacker stock is checked and setup prior to sale and includes Rickenbacker hardcase.Here at Bonners Music we offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call now to order your new Rickenbacker 330 Fireglo guitar today. Body Type: Semi-Acoustic No. Frets: 24 Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut: 41.4 mm (1.63'') Neck Width at 12th Fret: 49.05 mm (1 .931'') Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood: Maple Neck Wood: Maple Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length 100.3 cm: (39 1/2'') Overall Width: 38.1 cm (15'') Overall Depth: 38.1 mm (1 1/2'') Neck Binding: No Fret Marker Style: Dot Tailpiece: 'R' Bridge: 6 Saddle Neck Type: Set-in No. of Pickups: 2 Type of Pickups: Hi-gain Output Type: Mono Machine Heads: Schaller Rickenbacker Hasrdcase included
Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo Electric Guitar Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo Electric Guitar
Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo Electric GuitarRickenbacker guitars are all American made in Santa Ana California. Production is really small scale so keeping the quality really high and delivery times really long!These Rickenbacker guitars are really worth the wait though. The Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo gives you that classic jangly guitar sound loved by so many great guitar players like Jonny Marr and Tom Petty.The Rickenbacker 330 was introduced in to the guitar line in the late 50's and is Rickenbackers best selling model. With a full size body, traditional sound hole and 2 single coil pickups this rickenbacker 330 plays and sounds like no other guitar.At Bonners Music we absolutley love these guitars and make sure we have them in stock or on order. All Bonners Rickenbacker stock is checked and setup prior to sale. Includes Rickenbacker hardcase.Here at Bonners Music we offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call know to order your new Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo guitar today. Body Type: Semi-Acoustic No. Frets: 24 Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut: 41.4 mm (1.63'') Neck Width at 12th Fret: 49.05 mm (1 .931'') Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood: Maple Neck Wood: Maple Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length 100.3 cm: (39 1/2'') Overall Width: 38.1 cm (15'') Overall Depth: 38.1 mm (1 1/2'') Neck Binding: No Fret Marker Style: Dot Tailpiece: 'R' Bridge: 6 Saddle Neck Type: Set-in No. of Pickups: 2 Type of Pickups: Hi-gain Output Type: Mono Machine Heads: Schaller Rickenbacker hardcase included
Rickenbacker 360 12 String Jetglo Electric Guitar Rickenbacker 360 12 String Jetglo Electric Guitar
£3,980.00
£2,899.00
£1,081.00 off RRP
In Stock
Rickenbacker 360 12-String Electric Guitar in Jetglo S/N 29778 8lb 1.5oz Often cited as the first known manufacturer of electric guitars, Rickenbacker has a long and illustrious history. Their guitars are known for fastidious construction, eye-wateringly beautiful finishes, show-stopping body shapes, and iconic tones, along with many other unique identifying characteristics. Their guitars have been turning heads since the late 1930�s! Their heyday though, the point at which they became particularly popular, was in the �60s, where their guitars were being used by almost all of the titans of that era. From Tom Petty to John Lennon, the list of notable Rickenbacker players reads like a veritable who�s who of music�s golden era. 1963, The Birth of an Icon Societies journey out of the fifties and into the sixties was accompanied by a great number of fairly significant changes and new ideals. One of those new phenomena was the resurgence of the folk music scene. A fundamental ingredient of the folk music scene was the acoustic twelve-string guitar, which also saw a significant resurgence. While acoustic 12 string guitars were surging in popularity, however, 12 string electric guitars were still exceedingly rare and relatively unheard of. Noticing its absence from the market, Rickenbacker set out to create an electric 12 string guitar to see if that would enjoy the same success as its acoustic brethren. In 1963, Rickenbacker created three prototypes and sent them out to specific people and establishments connected to the music industry of the day. One of those prototypes was placed in a display in the Savoy Hilton hotel in New York for the viewing pleasure of none other than the Beatles. John Lennon tried the guitar but thought it would be a much better fit for his band-mate, and thus, the guitar found its way into the hands of one Mr George Harrison. Mr Harrison was by all accounts totally smitten with the instrument using it prolifically ever since. It was his use of his prototype 360/12 on the film �A Hard Day�s Night� that lead to an explosion in its popularity. 1964, Production Begins Rickenbacker began production of the 360/12 in 1964. The production model was subject to a few changes from the original prototypes that were sent out the previous year. Most noticeably, the front-facing edge of the guitar was rounded and the binding removed. This was accompanied by plastic binding being added to the inside face of the sound-hole. Later in the year, by late 1964 the prototype�s trapezoid tailpiece was also replaced by the signature �R� tailpiece that adorns the 360/12 today. But that is essentially it. It took Rickenbacker only one year to refine the prototype model down to the beautiful, timeless instrument that you can get your hands on today, over 55 years later! The Guest-list As previously alluded to, the 360/12 has been in the hands of a dizzying array of hugely important and influential guitarists. Some of the more notable examples are Roger McGuinn (of The Byrds), Tom Petty, Mike Campbell (of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), Paul Kantner (of Jefferson Airplane), and Pete Townsend (of The Who). That�s not to mention the one and only George Harrison.  The electric 12 string as a concept being as cutting edge and revolutionary as it was when it burst onto the scene in 1964, was no doubt part of the reason it was so ubiquitously seen in the hands of such behemoths of guitar playing. However, another key ingredient was the signature �jangle� that made Rickenbackers so identifiable. The 360/12 features this signature sound through its hi-gain pickups. It also adds to the classic allure by featuring a very modern feature in the way of an optional stereo output. The Worlds Most Popular 12 String It wouldn�t be overstating the facts to say that the Rickenbacker 360/12 is one of the most widely used and well-respected 12 string guitars on the face of the planet. Its iconic looks and sound have beguiled audiences and inspired some of the most valued artists in history. The guitar continues to turn heads and inspire to this day. It serves as living proof that you can hit the nail on the head unquestionably squarely and securely on the first try. Part Exchange Your Guitar Looking to cash something in exchange for your Rickenbacker 360 12-string? We buy used guitars for cash or as part exchange for another instrument. Head over to our sell my guitar page to find out how much we could offer. Try the Rickenbacker 360 12-string Electric Guitar in Store Now! All guitars and basses are checked over and set up before sale. We offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call now if you want to ask us any questions about this guitar or anything else in our collection. Or go ahead and order your new 360 12-string guitar online here now. Body Type: Semi-Acoustic No. Frets: 24 Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut: 41.4 mm (1.63'' Neck Width at 12th: Fret 49.05 mm (1 .931'') Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood: Maple Neck Wood: Maple Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length: 101.6 cm (40'') Overall Width: 38.1 cm (15'') Overall Depth: 38.1 mm (1 1/2'') Neck Binding: Yes Fret Marker Style: Triangle Tailpiece: ''R'' Bridge: 6 Saddle Neck Type: Set-in No. of Pickups: 2 Type of Pickups: Hi-gain Output Type: Mono and Stereo Machine Heads: Schaller
Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo Electric Guitar Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo Electric Guitar
Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo Electric GuitarSince the swinging pop-sounds of the 1960's Rickenbacker guitars have been a respected and popular brand of electric musical instruments and were endorsed in the 1960's by some of the biggest names in popular music.This Rickenbacker guitar broke all the rules of traditional styling when it appeared amid the 'British' sound of the 1960's. Subtly updated through the years, this Deluxe hollow body with its special contour around the entire body perimeter, is still perhaps the most comfortable guitar of all. The bound body and Rosewood fingerboard, inlayed with triangular pearloid markers, provide an exceptionally attractive appearance. Stereo output is standard.Rickenbacker guitars are all American made in Santa Ana California. Production is really small scale so keeping the quality really high and delivery times really long!These Rickenbacker guitars are really worth the wait though. The Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo gives you that classic jangly guitar sound loved by so many great guitar players like Jonny Marr and Tom Petty.At Bonners Music we absolutley love these guitars and make sure we have them in stock or on order. All Bonners Rickenbacker stock is checked and setup prior to sale. Includes Rickenbacker hardcase.Here at Bonners Music we offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call know to order your new Rickenbacker 360 Mapleglo guitar today. Body Type Semi-Acoustic No. Frets 24 Scale Length 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut 41.4 mm (1.63'') Neck Width at 12th Fret 49.05 mm (1 .931'') Crown Radius 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood Maple Neck Wood Maple Fingerboard Wood Rosewood Weight 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length 101 cm (39 3/4'') Overall Width 38.1 cm (15'') Overall Depth 38.1 mm (1 1/2'') Neck Binding Yes Fret Marker Style Triangle Tailpiece ''R'' Bridge 6 Saddle Neck Type Set-in No. of Pickups 2 Type of Pickups Hi-gain Output Type Mono and Stereo Machine Heads Schaller
Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo Electric Guitar Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo Electric Guitar
Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo Electric GuitarThe Rickenbacker 620 6-String Electric Guitar features the famous 'Cresting Wave' Maple cutaway body based on an innovative design from the 1950's.The Rickenbacker 620 .s Rosewood fingerboard is punctuated beautifully with triangular pearloid inlay markers, while the maple double bound neck and body are solid through and through. The 620 is electronically engineered to the exacting standards of the 300 series, complete with Rickenbacker's own high gain pickups and stereo output. Successfully retaining the balance from the original specifications, the 620 is another fine example of Rickenbacker quality workmanship.At Bonners Music we absolutley love these guitars and make sure we have them in stock or on order. All Bonners Rickenbacker stock is checked and setup prior to sale. Includes Rickenbacker hardcase.Here at Bonners Music we offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call know to order your new Rickenbacker 620 Fireglo guitar today. Body Type: Solid No. Frets: 21 Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut: 41.4 mm (1.63'') Neck Width at 12th Fret: 49.05 mm (1.931.') Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood: Maple Neck Wood: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length: 94 cm (37'') Overall Width: 33.7 cm (13 1/4'') Overall Depth: 31.8 mm (1 1/4'') Fret Marker Style: Triangle Tailpiece: 'R' Bridge: 6 Saddle Neck Type: Thru Body No. of Pickups: 2 Type of Pickups: Hi-gain Output Type: Mono and Stereo Machine Heads: Schaller
Rickenbacker 660 Ruby Red Guitar Rickenbacker 660 Ruby Red Guitar
£2,679.00
In Stock
Rickenbacker 660 Ruby Red Guitar The Rickenbacker Model 660 is a magnificent solid-bodied showstopper with a gorgeous ruby red colour and that trademark sound that only a Rickenbacker can deliver. Featuring a maple body which reveals the individual character of the wood, like all the 600 series, the 600 has a shape that's based on the innovative "cresting wave" design from the 1950's with higher end appointments than the 620s or 650s, adding to the prestige and collectability of this icon of rock 'n roll. And unlike other classics like the Les Paul or Strat, you won't find this shape or style made by any other brand - Rickenbacker are highly protective of their unique designs. This is a stunning looking guitar with some really beautiful and accurate vintage appointments and a luxurious lacquered ruby red finished. It's not just a pretty face though - there's that unique Ricky sound from vintage style pickups that are close to the original toaster pickups but with a little more oomph. Dan Mole - Bonners Guitar Specialist The rosewood fingerboard is decorated with triangular pearloid inlay markers, while the solid maple body gives a bright and crisp tone, paired with a maple neck for lightness and playability. Rickenbacker's trademark "chequered" black and white binding contrasts strikingly with the body, while a white binding adds an extra touch of craftsmanship on the neck. The Rickenbacker 660 is electronically engineered to the exacting standards of the vintage reissue series, complete with two of Rickenbacker's own vintage high-gain single coil Toaster-style pickups giving a warmth, clarity and the distinctive jangle that these guitars are renowned for. Definitely one of the most desirable guitars we currently have in stock - get in quick because this one won't be around for long. Part Exchange Your Guitar We buy used guitars for cash or as part exchange for another instrument. Head over to our "sell my guitar" page to find out how much we could offer. Try the Rickenbacker 660 In Store All Bonners' Rickenbacker stock is checked and set up prior to sale. Includes Rickenbacker vintage-style hard case and a three-year warranty with Rickenbacker. We offer next day delivery to mainland UK. Call now if you want to ask us any questions about this guitar or anything else in our collection. Or go ahead and order your new Rickenbacker 660 Ruby Red guitar online here now. Images shown of the Rickenbacker 660 in Ruby Red are of the guitar in stock at our Eastbourne guitar showroom. Model: Rickenbacker 660 Ruby Red Body Type: Solid No. Frets: 21 Scale Length: 62.9 cm (24 3/4'') Neck Width at Nut: 44.5 mm (1 3/4'') Neck Width at 12th Fret: 52.4 mm (2 1/16'') Crown Radius: 25.4 cm (10'') Body Wood: Charactered Maple Neck Wood: Charactered Maple Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.) Overall Length: 94 cm (37'') Overall Width: 33.7 cm (13 1/4'') Overall Depth: 31.8 mm (1 1/2'') Neck Binding: Yes Fret Marker Style: Triangle Tailpiece: Trapeze Bridge: 6 Saddle

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