Rare Yamaha SG-45 with a single cutaway. The SG-45 and top of range model SG-85. Here an example of a rare 40+ year old Yamaha SG-45, a single cutaway Yamaha SG; these guitars were produced during a short period from 1973-73; The finish was simple and the 2 available finishes were natural wood, mahogany or alder coloured. The sound of these vintage gems is outstanding, very full and with a strong presence, ideal for rock and rhythm. Guitar is in decent condition, although it has some slight buzz.