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1978 Ibanez CN250 Tree of Life Super 80 Flying Fingers Pickups Pro Setup Hard Shell Case
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Today, Lawman Guitars is Presenting..
A beautiful and all original 1978 Ibanez CN250 Concert Series Guitar with a brand new Hard Shell Case.
The Ibanez CN250 was made during the Golden Age of Ibanez in the 70s. It was designed to be an affordable option to a Gibson Les Paul...but many considered it a large step up from Gibson quality. A real Gem of a guitar with amazing attention to detail and playability. All original including the Super 80’s with the flying finger pickup covers, and the Ibanez Star Deluxe Tuners. Check out the Harmonica style bridge and Cloud Tailpiece. Love those features. It also has a phase switch which in the middle and neck positions puts the pickups in series to give a cool new sound in those two positions.
The guitar looks black in the pics but in bright light its slightly translucent. You can see the wood grain thru the finish. It also appears to be really dark gray or green tones. Not completely black but most of the time it looks black in standard light.
Here’s some more info on these cool guitars.
- The CN stands for "Concert Series", and along with the Artist series and the Musician series, were the guitars that Ibanez offered for the professional working musician.
- The CN250 is an upgrade to the CN200 and adds the tree-of-life inlay and the phase toggle switch (the CN100 was the lowest model number).
- The tree-of-life inlay goes from the 3rd fret to the 12th fret.
- The phase toggle switch has one setting that is like a super-treble setting.
The guitar is beautiful but not perfect. It has dings and scratches and some gold tarnishing… No damage, just player wear. We had our Techs set it up with a new set of 10’s and it plays great. Super low action that’s a pleasure to play. The pickups sound outstanding. What power! The bridge cover is cracked but still usable. We left it alone. Everything else works as it should. Great player that looks looks really cool and plays like a dream!
No original case so we have a brand new Hard Shell Case to ship it in. Case key included. A great home for your cool Ibanez until you find an original case.
Sold as-is no returns as its used and vintage. However, I have been hand picking my customers instruments for over 20 years now and they all loved the guitars I found for them. This cool Ibanez will certainly not be an exception.
Thanks for checking out out cool guitars.
Lawman Mike at Lawman Guitars