Genesis

Production

Matsumoku to Jan 1987, 1987-88

XA1530 (Genesis I)

Description

Produced for the 65th anniversary of St Louis Music.

Listed at $475 for red white or black and $499 for the transparent brown finish in the April 1987 US pricelist
Listed at $425 for red white or black and $449 for the transparent brown finish in the Sept 1987 and  Jan 1988 US pricelists
Available in  red, white, black or transparent brown

Specs

  • Body is solid Poplar (XA1530TBR – transparent brown finish –  is Solid Ash)
  • Canadian hard Rock Maple neck
  • Rosewood 350mm radius fingerboard
  • 25.5 inch scale
  • 22 frets
  • 18% Nickel Silver
  • graphite nut.
  • H/S/S pickups (Magnaflux III single coils, Magnaflux IV bridge humbucker)
  • 5 way switch, master volume (Push/pull switch for coil tap)and master tone controls. Bendmaster Deluxe  trem with fine tuners and locking nut
Info from the 1987 Limited Editions catalogue

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XA1630 (Genesis II)

Description

Produced for the 65th anniversary of St Louis Music. Available in  White Burgundy, Burgundy Pearl or Platinum Blue Burst.  Appears in the april 1987 US pricelist at $499 and in the Sept 1987 and Jan 1988 US pricelists at $449.

Specs

  • Body is solid Poplar
  • Canadian Hard Rock Maple neck
  • Rosewood 350mm radius fingerboard
  • 25.5 inch scale
  • 22 frets, 18% Nickel Silver
  • graphite nut
  • H/S/S pickups (All are Magnaflux V, 2 in the bridge position)
  • 5-way switch
  • master volume and master tone controls
  • Mid/Shape control
  • Bendmaster Deluxe  trem with fine tuners and locking nut
Info from the 1987 ‘Limited Editions’ catalogue

 

This red example may be an earlier or later variant than the ones shown in the catalogue and pricelists, or may have been resprayed:

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