Flying V

Flying V

Retro Future

The Flying V made its ambitious debut in 1958, capturing the "retro-future" spirit of the times, but sold fewer than 100 in its first two years. After a brief rebirth in the late '60s, thanks to iconic rock and blues legends adopting the guitar as a tool for performing and recording some of the greatest guitar tones ever produced in history.

Retro Future

The Flying V made its ambitious debut in 1958, capturing the "retro-future" spirit of the times, but sold fewer than 100 in its first two years. After a brief rebirth in the late '60s, thanks to iconic rock and blues legends adopting the guitar as a tool for performing and recording some of the greatest guitar tones ever produced in history.

Every detail is hand selected for vintage accuracy.

Old stock timbers and real nitrocellulose lacquer.

Vintage spec hardware and electronics.

Technical Specs

Body Type: Solid two piece body

Left-/Right-handed: Either 

Number of Strings:

Body Material: Old Stock African White Limba

Color: Natural

Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer 

Neck Material: Old Stock African White Limba

Neck Shape: '58 C (.095 - .098)

Radius: 16" 

Fingerboard Material: Old Stock Indian or Brazilian Rosewood

Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Dots 

Number of Frets: 22

Fret Wire: Medium Jumbo (Dunlop 6105) 

Scale Length: 24 5/8"

Nut Width: 1 11/32"

Nut Material: Aged Bovine Bone

Bridge/Tailpiece: Vintage Spec ABR-1 & Brass V Tailpiece

Tuners: Gotoh Vintage Spec

Pickups: Arcane Inc/ EPG '57 PAF

Electronics: Vintage Paper & Oil caps and CTS pots

Strings: D'addario NYXL 10-46

Case Included: Hardshell Case

$ 5,500.00

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