Corsair GT WE7400

Production

A post-Matsumoku model, probably made in Korea by St. Louis Music (SLM), 1989

Description

Appears in the 1989 ‘New Horizons’ catalogue available in Black (WE7400BK), Light Blue (WE7400LB), Metallic Red (WE7400MTR), Transparent Blue (WE7400TRB) and Transparent Red (We7400TPR) .
New prices (Oct 1989 US pricelist) were $599 for Black, Light Blue and Metallic Red finishes and $675 for Transparent Red, Transparent Blue (Pictured below) or Violin Sunburst.
A custom version of the GT was available with added DSR5 Harmonic Enhancer. Available in Black (WE7450BK), Light Blue (WE7450LB), Metallic Red (WE7450MTR), (All priced at $675, Oct 1989 pricelist), Transparent Blue (WE7450TRB) and Transparent red (WE7450TRR), both priced at $750

Specs

  • Bound body (Wood unknown)
  • beveled heel
  • satin Maple neck
  • Rosewood flat radius 24 fret fingerboard
  • reverse angled tilt back headstock
  • 2 single coil and 1 humbucker covered Alnico ‘Heatwave’ pickups
  • master volume, master tone and mid/shape controls
  • 3 mini switches for the pickups (Coil tap on the humbucker switch)
  • Kahler Spyder 2710 double locking trem

Corsair GT frontCorsair GT head
Corsair GT back

 

The picture below is of the front cover of a 1988 catalogue, the guitar on the cover is a Spectrum Series II SP6112.
Apart from having a Bendmaster Deluxe trem and a non-reversed headstock, it’s identical to the Corsair GT
1988 catalogue