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Shergold UK guitars

Post by 19tlb84 » Sun May 23, 2021 3:04 pm

Hi all,

recently purchased a 1979 Shergold Custom Masquerader six-string in good original condition. Here it is:

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Not the best-looking guitar in the universe, but lots of character plus excellent sound and playability. These were built by the joiners that had previously built guitars for Burns and Hayman. Hand-crafted in the UK. Some remarkable features like pickups by Re An, maple neck with extra maple fretboard and black binding, body made of obeche wood, versatile electrics. Definitely worth a look and listen.

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Re: Shergold UK guitars

Post by HAMAMATSU » Sun May 23, 2021 10:48 pm

8) very rare and cool!
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Re: Shergold UK guitars

Post by 19tlb84 » Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:36 pm

HAMAMATSU wrote:
Sun May 23, 2021 10:48 pm
8) very rare and cool!
They are indeed rare outside the UK and completely underrated, hence not overpriced. A bit quirky and in that respect comparable to a Tokai Hummingbird electric. Excellent craftmanship as well, another similarity to Tokai Japan. Pickups were made by Rean, now part of the Neutrik group. Many innovative features... Love playing it.
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