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  • BC Rich Guitars Vintage Catalog Archive

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    BC Rich Vintage Catalogs

    It’s hard to believe that BC Rich guitars have been around now for over 40 years.  The same pointy axes that were the edgy, modern choice for many top players from the 70s and 80s are now vintage collectibles.  We like BC Rich guitars a lot at The Music Zoo, and are stocking some extremely cool Handmade USA guitars as well as plenty of catalog models.

    Recently BC Rich sent us some scans of their...

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  • Vintage Guitar Catalogs: Charvel 1986

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    In 1986 Charvel/Jackson introduced the Model Series of guitars, built in Japan and offering real value for money. These were hard rocking guitars, at import prices, but with a tremendous build quality that was rare for any guitar manufacturer in the 1980s. The catalog we’re posting here is from 1986 and we especially like it because, for some reason, it features some cool period shots of New York...

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  • Vintage Guitar Catalogs: Charvel 1977

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    Recently our friend (and Jackson/Charvel bigwig) Brian McDonald sent us a CD that contained an enormous archive of vintage guitar catalogs.  Call us nostalgic but we love this kind of stuff.  So, we’re starting a new blog series and we’ll be periodically posting whole catalogs as galleries.  After the jump, the very earliest Charvel catalog from 1977, printed in stunning, hi-tech black and white.

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