513 Electro-acoustic chordophones

Watkins Rapier 22® solid-body electric guitar, circa 1965 with an oval metal badge stamped ‘WATKINS’ on the tremolo plate, ‘Watkins/Rapier’ inscribed in yellow on the black plastic pickguard and stamped 1755 on the back of the headstock. The wooden body with asymmetrical double cutaway, jack input, 2 pickups, 3 control buttons in white plastic with concave chrome tops, a red and a black plastic on/off switch for the two pickups, and rhythm/solo toggle switch near the neck pickup. The body, neck and headstock painted red. Rosewood bridge. Rosewood fingerboard with 23 frets and pearl dot inlay. The angled headstock with 6 inline machine heads with white plastic buttons. Tremolo arm, 4 strings, endpin and strap button missing.

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