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PRS Private Stock Bernie Marsden LagunaGlow

Signed Paul Reed Smith Limited Edition Brazilian Rosewood Electric Guitar. #5 of 6

Manufacturer code: PRS PS5871 BMARSDEN

Reidys code: 21975     Warranty: PRS Lifetime Warranty***

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  • Private Stock Brazilian #5871
  • Signed by Bernie Marsden and Paul Reed Smith
  • Neck Wood: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Wood:Brazilian Rosewood with Curly Maple Binding
  • Top Wood:East Coast Curly Maple
  • Back Wood: African Ribbon Mahogany
  • Headstock Veneer: Curly Maple
  • Neck Carve: Wide Fat
  • Finish:High Gloss Nitro
  • Pickups: Treble: 58/15 Bass: 58/15


What Reidys say...

"As one of just six ever made, this Bernie Marsden is a stunning example of what PRS Private Stock guitars can be and screams exclusivity. With a genuine Brazilian rosewood neck and fingerboard, that Laguna Glow finish and the fact that Paul Reed Smith and Bernie Marsden signed this when we hand-picked this exact model with them at the PRS event (photo below), this guitar is bound to appreciate in value in years to come.

Looking past the investment opportunity and looking at the heart of this guitar, you get the sort of tone you'd expect from a premium PRS Private Stock guitar. Every detail is hand-selected to ensure the tone of the guitar really sings - and boy does it sing! The 58/15 pickups are modelled on that classic PAF humbucker tone so you can expect a big fat vintage tone, but with clarity you only get with PRS-made pickups. In one word, this guitar is a dream."

Dale Gardner, Reidys Home of Music

PRS Private Stock - What Is It?

All the materials on a PRS Private Stock guitar are of the highest quality. The person whose job it is to grade the wood as it comes into the PRS factory assigns the very, very best for the Private Stock guitars. These guitars are made with a 'one off' mentality and offer players the highest level of customisation. The company is known for using great quality materials. Even on their affordable SE range, the finishes and quality of woods used is impressive so on the Private Stock models, you're getting something really, really special. PRS even have an elite group of luthiers who only make Private Stock models.

I've been lucky enough to see and play quite a few of the PRS Private Stock guitars and they are quite simply, some of the best guitars I've ever come across. As soon as you pick one up, you can tell immediately that it's made with extraordinary attention to detail and the finishes are like nothing else out there. Like the Artist Packs and more American made PRS guitars, the Private Stock instruments are an investment; they're the kind of thing you would pass down in the family as an heirloom. Whist the PRS Private stock instruments do sound incredible and are made with seamless playability, in my opinion, they are much more than just a guitar!

For more information on PRS Artist Pack, 10 Top, Private Stock and Wood Library, read our blog article here.

Serial Number: 221789
Private Stock Brazilian #5871
Model:Bernie Marsden
Neck Wood: Brazilian Rosewood
Fingerboard Wood:Brazilian Rosewood with Curly Maple Binding
Top Wood:East Coast Curly Maple
Back Wood: African Ribbon Mahogany
Headstock Veneer: Curly Maple
Neck Carve: Wide Fat
Side Dots: Mother of Pearl
Color/Stain:Laguna Glow
Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl inlays
Headstock Veneer Inlays: Mother of Pearl Private Stock eagle
Finish:High Gloss Nitro
Pickups: Treble: 58/15 Bass: 58/15
Electronics: Two push-pull volume controls, tone with 3-way toggle
Hardware:Aluminium PRS stoptail with brass inserts, gold/nickel Kluson tuning pegs as well as African Ribbon Mahogany backplates
Set-Up: D'Addario .010
Case type: Private Stock "Bernie Marsden" Paisley with custom covering
Specials: Laguna Glow high gloss nitro finish, mother of pearl bird inlays and side dots. The top woods on this guitar were personally hand selected from the PRS Private Stock vault

Just arrived: PRS Private Stock Bernie Marsden in Laguna Glow. Brazilian rosewood neck, #5 of 6. More info: http://bit.ly/22mU3wm

Posted by Reidys Home of Music on Wednesday, 16 March 2016

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