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Ibanez Howard Roberts Custom

Lawsuit era Howard Roberts model 2453 single cutaway jazz guitar in beautiful sunburst. 

Made in the period 1976-79 and were direct copies of the Gibson version. A great example of 1970s Japanese craftsmanship featuring a flamed maple wood top, 24 3/4 inch scale length, dark rosewood fretboard with intricate inlay. Open book headstock with script logo. This fully hollow jazz machine is a pleasure to play. Humbucker pickup is strong at 7.67K. 

Condition is very good with normal wear, blemish on edge (see photo), and changed tuners, pickguard, and bridge. Weight is comfortable at 7 lb 2.8 oz. Includes chip board case. 

This instrument has been fully inspected, cleaned, fretboard oiled, frets polished, set up and intonated with fresh 10-46 strings. 

Demo this quality made instrument against our vintage Gibson ES-175 jazz guitar in our showroom located in Portland, Oregon.