Here the heaviest of the Yamaha SG range the phenomenal rare and all original 1st issue Yamaha SG-1500, 1976, good condition for its near 40 years….in delicious Cherry Sunburst. A true Rock Beast!
Not many of these about anymore, as it was produced in far fewer numbers than the famous Yamaha SG-2000 that was sported by Carlos Santana for his Moonflower recordings and subsequent releases.
This is an awesome machine, it may look simpler than the SG-2000, with its dot markers and ebony fret board. However the SG-2000 is more common than this rock axe. The guitar is fitted with a set neck with tenon joint construction and solid chrome sustain plate is fitted under the bridge for maximum sustain. An aftermarket coil tap mini switch has been fitted allowing for a humbucker or single coil sound.
The Yamaha SG-1500 guitar is an example of a top quality build guitar. It sports a mahogany body with thru neck, rosewood fret board, Split wing fret-board position markers. Gold plated Hardware, Twin hum-buckers, coil tapping option. The guitar is quite heavy with lots of sustain, No sustain plate fitted under bridge and no pick-guard as standard. The Yamaha SG-1500 is the in-betweenie for the renowned Yamaha SG-2000 and Yamaha SG-1000. Well set up with low action and powerful double humbuckers make for a killer guitar.