1989 Zemaitis Custom Deluxe Pearl Wood Top
1989 Zemaitis Custom Deluxe Pearl Wood Top – Custom deluxe version of one of Tonys wood top electric 6. This guitars stands head and shoulders above the normal wood top Zemaitis, be design, many of the wood top guitars are quite basic with standard bridge and tailpiece arrangements, this guitar is very different with select timbers and all handmade and engraved parts.
Solid Mahogany body and neck, the top is inlaid with Spruce, Ebony and Mahogany. The headstock has the same finish, there is also a Pearl inlay below the bridge in Tonys much copied “unofficial” trademark, pearl inlay between the pickups, handmade bridge, handmade and engraved tailpiece, pickup surrounds and truss rod cover (non personalized), engraved Z logo, all engraving by Danny O’Brien. The guitar is in mint condition and was owned by a fastidious Zemaitis collector, complete with original letters and photographs from Tony. If you were ever lucky enough to be supplied with a guitar by Tony during his lifetime and you lived overseas the guitar would have arrived in one of Tonys handmade shipping boxes commonly referred to as a “coffin case”. This guitar is complete with the original shipper case with customs declaration and all of Tonys hand written notes both to customs and the intended recipient. A stunning guitar and as clean as if you could order a guitar from Tony today.