This Seymour Duncan pickup is a faithful replica of the great old 1959 'Patent Applied For' humbucker. The tone is smooth and warm. Sustain is plentiful. The same kind of Alnico magnets, plain enameled wire, braided single-conductor hookup cable, nickel plated studs, wooden spacer, black paper tape, and balanced coil windings that were used on the originals are used here on the '59. Even the square pin hole with the distinctive 'Patent Applied For' recessed molding ring on the top of the bobbin is included. The neck and bridge models are individually calibrated for an even volume balance. The bridge packs a little extra punch and the neck is warm with just the right amount of bass.
Scarlet Red This special PRS 25th Anniversary Custom 24 SE follows in the footsteps of the tried and true Custom 24. The guitar that Paul Smith took to his first trade show in 1985, the Custom 24 is the model that brought PRS to the party. Vintage Yellow Offered in the original three colours from 1985 — Royal Blue, Scarlet Red, and Vintage Yellow — and one of the first SE's to feature old school PRS birds, PRS are proud to offer this commemorative guitar through their Student Edition line. Royal Blue The headstock of the 25th Anniversary is that familiar one on all PRS guitars, small and compact, the top and sides smoothly tapered, with a large black truss rod cover and SE Custom in silver script on the front. The front also has a quilted Maple veneer, showing the swirly wood grain through the lacquer. The back of the headstock has 2 rows of 3-a-side machine heads, PRS designed and branded, they work every bit as well as Grovers. The back also has the manuf