Eko / 700 4V / 1964 / Red Sparkled / Guitar For Sale
'64 EKO 700 4V Red-Sparkled, 4 pickups, Tremolo Made in Italy code VA809 Perfect Excellent plus condition. Nice neck with good frets ready to play, All working well, Come in Hard Case as you see in photo.
The design of the three missing shoulders is a classic of the Italian industry of the 1960s. Almost all manufacturers had one in their catalog and originally that small handle allowed you to play seated while maintaining the classic setting with the neck tilted upwards. In an era of complexes and long hair, it soon became an indispensable stylistic innovation, the "Ultra Modern Shape preferred by Professionals". In the United States, the third cutaway is called, not without irony, the shark-bit, and it was used by National in '62 to shape the body of the Glenwood 99 like the map of the USA.
The Eko 700 went into production in '61 and was launched in style at the Milan Fair in '62 with the first color catalog. Everything betrays spatial inspiration. These are the years of the conquest of space, of Sputnik and of course the Stratocaster. On the keyboard there are the flying saucer shaped markers characteristic of the entire first Eko production. At the same time, the Wandré Oval, the UFO of Pioli, the Moon-shaped Spazial of Crucianelli and the Rokes rocket were born. Most of the production was covered with plastic. The back of the black or mother-of-pearl body matched the available front coverings which were red, blue, silver and gold beads, white mother-of-pearl and, finally, hazelnut: a disturbing imitation of the wood grain. With the latter option, the back of the body was covered with a fluorescent imitation of the briar and the handle was often finished with a brindle purple. On some specimens the type of plastic "spaghetti Bolognese" already seen on other models was also used.
Hendrix Guitars, Italy
Welcome to HENDRIX VINTAGE
Hendrix Vintage is the first Vintage store in Italy offers the best Vintage instruments Guitars Bass Amplifiers Effects carefully inspected to guarantee originality and high quality since 1978. All info in site: www.hendrixguitars.com
and also see: http://www.hendrixguitars.com/HendrixVintage.htm
All shipping handled by GLS or Poste Italiane (Europe) or EMS (World) for fast and reliable delivery with tracking. Options: UPS (more expansive) The payment is through money bank transfer (or MoneyGram or Wester Union or Transferwise very easy directly from your credit card or your bank account see the web) Sorry no credit card or Paypal direct. Particular care and attention to create an anti-breakage packaging.