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EVH 79 Tribute Relic Bumblebee - Black with Yellow Stripes

by EVH
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EVH '79 Bumblebee Features:

  • Limited-edition replica of Eddie Van Halen’s “Bumblebee” guitar
  • Built to Van Halen 1979 world tour specs
  • Ash Strat-style body with iconic black and yellow stripes
  • Oil-finished bird’s-eye maple neck with custom carve
  • Flat, 12”-radius bird’s-eye maple fingerboard
  • EVH ’79 Bumblebee humbucker is a spot-on reproduction of the original
  • Proto-locking nut and tremolo re-creates an early Floyd Rose design
  • Period-correct Schaller S-engraved tuning machines
  • Eye-screw hook strap buttons
  • Relic’d to replicate the wear and tear of Van Halen’s 1979 tour
  • Hand-signed by Eddie Van Halen
  • 25.5” scale length
  • Ash Strat® body
  • Bolt-on birdseye maple neck with oiled back finish
  • 12” radius birdseye maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets, katalox dots and black side dots
  • EVH ’79 Bumblebee bridge pickup
  • Skirted Strat®-style volume knob labeled “Tone”
  • Period-correct prototype non-fine tuner locking tremolo bridge system and prototype locking nut
  • Custom brass string retainer
  • Reliced chrome hardware
  • Screw-eye strap hooks
  • Period-correct Schaller® tuning keys with “S” engraved
  • Side output jack
  • Black-with-yellow-stripes hand-painted reliced finish
  • Licensed Fender® Strat® headstock
  • Back of the headstock signed by Eddie Van Halen
  • Custom-made Anvil® case
  • Signed Van Halen II vinyl
  • Signed 8”x10” 1979 concert photo of Eddie Van Halen playing Bumblebee
  • Signed Certificate of Authenticity
  • Exclusive Bumblebee Collector’s Booklet
  • Van Halen Live Tour in Japan 1978 & 1979 Young Guitar Book
  • Two packs of '70s-era Fender® Super Bullets strings in recreated packaging
  • Van Halen '70s tortoiseshell picks