Two beautiful Elans on Yahoo Auction

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Two beautiful Elans on Yahoo Auction

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Both look like modified tremolo models with middle pickup and FRT on the first one.

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I couldn't resist and bought the purple one. Just arrived from Japan, but I can't pick it up until tomorrow. I believe this is very rare violet blue sunburst color. Also, trem + middle PU look factory to me so maybe this is one-off or ElanIII prototype possibly? Will inspect more closely once its in my hands.

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Have you received it yet? And could you post all the info on it soon?
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yeah -- arrived super quick in fact! I've been out of town though so haven't had much chance to play with it but so far looks and feels awesome. As far as I can tell it all looks factory, so possibly a custom II or prototype III with the floyd and mid pup? but I need to inspect futher to be sure. If it's aftermarket they did a great job.

Also, where do you find the serials on these typically? I'll try and grab some info for the database next time I have it out.

Thanx!

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Serials tend to be on the back of the headstock, but sometimes also at the bottom of the body near the strap button.
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Still interested in the low down on that guitar...
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Wow, that top one - the purple color really pops. I bet he's too busy playing it to put it down and get back here and talk about it!

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Looks like a proto of the Elan II. The Elan III would have the nicer inlays, that being said I'm jealous and i want that guitar. I would bet anything it has an '88 serial number. Very early. Please IM me for my address !!! :twisted:

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Re: Two beautiful Elans on Yahoo Auction

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Hey sorry for immense delay!!!!

Serial is K90019. As far as I can tell it all looks factory so maybe prototype?

Looking for a matching case for it if anybody has an extra available lmk!

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Just double checking: the K90019 serial belongs to the Purple Elan?
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