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Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale


This Vox 12 String Teardrop will be 100% handmade by our highly skilled craftsman! 


George Harrison innovated and popularized the use of the 12 string electric guitar on such Beatle hits as "You Can't Do That," "I Call Your Name," and "A Hard Day's Night." George played a Rickenbacker 360/12. Vox recognized the sales potential of the twelve string electric and introduced twelve string versions of both the Phantom and Teardrop guitars in 1964. Here is the history of the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale.


After introducing a series of student grade guitars in 1961, Vox started the development of professional grade instruments. To help accomplish this styling goal, Vox entered into a contract with the London Design Centre in 1962 to propose unconventional yet attractive guitar body shapes for the new Vox professional series guitars. The result of these efforts was the "coffin" shaped Phantom VI guitar, By 1965, a twelve string "Mark XII," and a nine string "Mark IX" were also introduced.


The Vox 12 String Teardrop was equipped with the excellent Eko neck with the double T bar reinforcing channel in addition to an adjustable truss rod. Three single coil pickups with individual pole pieces were standard. The Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale also included a vibrato arm, a very unusual feature on a twelve string guitar.


The Vox 12 String Teardrop guitar was first offered to the US market in the 1966, it was described as follows: "Continental tear-drop 12 string; padded cushion on back; ebony finger board; nickel-silver frets; exclusive 2-way string damper; vibrato, adjustable master bridge channel; sunburst and popular colors." The 1966 US Vox price list indicated that the retail price of the Mark XII guitar was $399.90 USD. Adjusting the 1966 price for inflation, the Vox 12 String Teardrop would retail today for about $2750 USD. But it's lucky for you that it's available from us, and for a reasonable price. Email us for any questions about the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale guitar. 


Besides, we also found another version of the Vox 12 String Teardrop, as shown below, with two single coil pickups and a fixed bridge, it is Available as well.



Why we want to build the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale?


Reason 1: Build for our customers who order the Vox 12 String Teardrop guitar from us! 

Reason 2: The Original Vox Teardrop 12 String is very expensive! 

Reason 3: Just Tribute. The beautiful collectible Vox 12 String Teardrop guitar is a MUST for all fans and music lovers! Great idea for gifts! 


Why buy the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale from us?


Key point 1: Same


We will build this Vox 12 String Teardrop completely according to the guitar design drawing, to ensure the accuracy of the body shape, neck shape and other plates' shape on guitar, as well as every part's position, not only by pictures in your hands, you also have to pay lots of attention to details and handle the details for a good luthier. We provide only the best quality of guitars to our customers. Every guitar is carefully handcrafted by talented artists to its supreme details. So the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale will look like the original guitar


For example, below are the basic plan drawing and specs of the Brian Jones Teardrop Guitar we made, listed here for reference.

This guitar is also Available from us:


Specs of our Vox Teardrop Electric Guitar

Body woodBasswood, Neck wood: Maple

Fretboard: Rosewood, Construction: Bolt On

Inlays: Dot InlaysScale Length: 25"

Frets: 21, Pickups: S/S

Controls: 1 Volume 1 Tone, 3 Way Selector SW

Bridge/Tailpiece: Fixed Bridge

Finish: White Gloss

String: D'Addario, Hardware: Chrome Hardware


More actual photos of our Brian Jones Teardrop Guitar to show you the details.




Key point 2: Cheap


Our guitar has very high cost performance ratio. All our guitars are 100% Hand-made by our highly skilled craftsman. And our price is only $$$only a quarter of other custom shop price or even cheaper. It is the lowest price you ever find to customize a guitar. Please contact us for the specific price to build the Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale.


Key point 3: High Quality


The best guitar deserve the best guitar stand! We provide the best quality of stand to enhance the beauty of the guitar presentation. Every stands are made from high quality wood and metal to replicate the original guitar stand.


Key point 4: We can modify the parts you don't like on this Vox Teardrop 12 String For Sale.


You don't like the original guitar wood, Ok, let us change!

You don't like the original guitar set up, Ok, let us change!

You don't like the original guitar color, Ok, let us change!

You don't like the original guitar ........., Ok, let us change!


If you - our future customer like to custom a Vox 12 String Teardrop guitar with your own features, never hesitate to send us, we would like to make as you want!



Famous Vox Teardrop Electric Guitars Users
If you are a fan of 60's British Rock, and Brian Jones in particular, then you already know the influence that Vox had on the development of rock as we know it. This Vox Teardrop Electric Guitar is really a unique instrument! And many famous guitarists prefer to use this guitar.



Brian Jones

Undoubtedly, the most famous user of Vox Teardrop Electric guitar was Brian Jones, the founding member of The Rolling Stones. Shown here with his British made Vox Teardrop 12 String Guitar. 




Tom Petty

Tom Petty uses every cool guitar in the book, so of course he's a fan of the Vox Mark VI guitar  




Keith Richards
Primarily know as a Tele user, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones used a variety of guitars in their early years. Here he appears ecstatic over the sounds he is getting from this originally designated Vox Teardrop 12-String Guitar.




Hilton Valentine

Hilton used this Vox Teardrop 12-String Guitar on 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood'. Vox gave him the guitar but it's whereabouts are unknown today. Hilton is still looking for it! Maybe Keith Richards snagged it (see picture). 





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