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Details about  Orville 1990 made Les Paul Standerd Vintage sunburst Made in Japan

Orville 1990 made Les Paul Standerd Vintage sunburst Made in Japan

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Item condition:
17 Aug, 2012 06:00:30 BST
Winning bid:
US $778.00
Approximately £499.94(including postage)
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Used: An item that has been previously used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand: Orville
Style: Les Paul Body Type: Solid
Type: Electric Guitar String Configuration: 6
Hand: Right Dexterity: Right-Handed
Color: Vintage sunburst finish Country of Manufacture: Japan
Model, Series: Les paul Standerd
Orville 1990 made Les paul Standerd
Vintage sunburst finish
Made in Japan

You're bidding on a used and in very good working condition
Orville Les paul Standerd model Made in Japan

This is a really fantastic sound and made by special quality of wood!!
This guitar has Gibson headstock shape

The Les pual has really high quality wood and craftwook.
The sound also really good!!

I think the neck shape is slightly fatter than 60's Slim.
The fitting is very good.

Please confirm it from the pictures in detail.
This is a Terada made guitar has not a Long neck tenon.

(Serial Number is K009114 in the back headstck)
This is 1990 made guitar the K-serial number of Terada factory Orville guitars.

Finish: Vintage sunburst finish
Wood: Maple Mahogany
Neck: Rosewood/Mahogany
Tuner: Original
Pickups: Orville MIJ PAF style original
Controls: 2VOL, 2TONE
Switch: 3-way Selector Switch original
Weight: 3.9kg(8.6 pounds)

The manufacturing and wood is very nice.
Of course.Sound is great!!
Orville and Orville by Gibson Guitars (1988-1998):

Named after the founding father of Gibson guitars, Orville H. Gibson,
these fully-authorized Japanese guitars came into existence through partnerships
between Gibson USA and various Japanese manufacturers and dealers
(such as Aria, Matsumoku and Yamano Music) that extend back into the 1970s.
It wasn't until 1986 when Yamano Gakki took over the distribution of Gibson
(and Korean-made Epiphone) guitars in Japan,
and later in 1988, decided
to expand their lineup of guitar models, that things really got rolling for the Orville and Orville by Gibson brands.

Yamano Gakki decided to go with a different name for this expanded line of guitars,
that were designed in the exact form of the most valuable and sought-after
classic Gibson guitars.  It was decided upon to use "Orville" as the new brand name,
dedicating the brand to the founding father. As it was decided that some
of these guitars would be equipped with Japanese-made pickups and some with USA-made pickups,
they decided to include the post-script "by Gibson" for the
models that had pickups of American origin.

All “Orville” guitars were equipped with Japanese replica PAF pickups,
while the “Orville by Gibson” guitars were usually equipped with authentic Gibson USA
PAF ’57 Classics, and sometimes the original Bill Lawrence HB-R/HB-L or Gibson 490s.
Other than the difference in headstock logo and pickups, there are no
other hidden or outward differences that I am aware of.
Many collector friends have said that they think the Orville by Gibsons are overall better guitars and
while this may be so, many collectors have disagreed with this notion.
There were many high-end and mid-range models of these guitars under both logos;
I think mainly that the model number and original price dictated quality, not particularly the logo.

While somewhat confusing, you can determine where your Orville or Orville by Gibson guitar was made,
the year it was made, and even the month it was made,
by looking at the back of the headstock.  
There were 5 different methods used to date Orville and Orville by Gibson guitars and two factories involved with
building them, so I've developed the simple chart below to assist you...

*F = Factory:  G, J & K beginning the serial numbers denote that is was made by the Terada factory:
the "G" ink stamp means the guitar should have Gibson
                   USA pickups, and "J" for Japanese pickups. K stands for Kuramae, Yamano's wholesales division.
                   No letter beginning the serial number = FujiGen Factory-built.

*Y = Production Year

*M = Production Month

*P = Production Number
Mfg. Years Serial # Example Making Sense... Notes...
S/N Type 1
Made by Terada factory in
1988, production # 4016.
*The "J" in this model #
denotes the use of Japanese pickups.
S/N Type 2
Made by FujiGen factory in
May of 1991,
production #
*This example has no letter
at the beginning, which was the way FujiGen made their models.
S/N Type 3
K 026154
Made by Terada factory in
1992, production # 6154.
*** The serial numbers were
ink-stamped onto silver
stickers attached to the
backs of the headstocks. If
you see no serial number on your Orville, the sticker was likely removed.
'57 & '59 Les Paul Reissues
and the '61 SG Reissue
S/N Type 4
G3 07415
Made by Terada factory in
July of 1993, production #
There is a space between
the year and the
month/production #.
'57 & '59 Les Paul Reissues
and the '61 SG Reissue
S/N Type 5
G2 5478
Made by Terada factory in
1992, production # 5478.
There is a space between
the year and the
month/production #.
The guitar has a couple of dings on the body.
The guitar is overall in very beautiful condition

Sounds and plays great with not issue.

The fret consition is very good(left 80%)
The neck is straight and all of the electronics function well.

The trussrod works fine.

Not come with a soft gig case.
I will carefully packup very very well for safety shipping.

Please don't miss this chance!!
"Please also check my other item".
[International Order]
I promise the fastest shipment. You need not pay Japanese Tax.

I always ship the item with 24 hours(weekday)
when you make the payment.
I let you know
the packege tracking number by the E-mail.
You can easy to comfirm your item delivery situation.
But this is international shipping.
Sometime it will be delay to stop your country Custom.
Please understand it.

Your total amount of Payment is only:
Item price + shippingcost.
Ofcourse If you won the Free shipping Auction.
Your total amount is Item price only.

Accept Declare price for shipping For more Safty shipping
I can declare lower price to send item as a gift.
You can reduce your country tax
There is a possibility that the tax in your country can be decreased.
I always add the insurance with your purchase price.
Please contact me when you will win.

I always very carefully packing well the item from the shipping dameges.
Pleaes don't worry for Softcase shipping or No-case shiping.
Pleaes trust my rich packing experience.
Plus fro more safty shipping.
Plase let me know
your shipping phone number.

About the Payment

I'm accept PayPal,
(but if you don't have the acount.Please feel free ask me)

(Detail infomation is Please feel free ask me)

Intenational Order shipping cost
      North America  
Japan  (Zone-2)  

    Latin America
Shipping cost of Zone-1
India. Indonesia. Vietnam. South Korea. Cambodia, Guam. Saipan. Singapore. SriLanka.

Thailand. Taiwan. ChinaNepal. Pakistan. Bangladesh. Philippines,

Brunei. Hong Kong. Macau. Malaysia. Myanmar. MaldivesMongolia. Kaos
EMS(Fastest Express shipping service)To door.
(about 4-5days delivery With insurance)
Shipping cost of Zone-2
(Oceania.North America.Central America.The Middle East area)

Australia. Solomon. New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea .Fiji

[North America/Central America]
USA. Canada. Mexico. El Salvador. Cuba. Costa Rica. Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago. Panama. Barbados. Honduras,

[Middle East]
United Arab Emirates. Israel. Iran. Oman. catarrh. Kuwait .Cyprus. Saudi Arabia. Jordan. Syria. Turkey .Bahrain

1.EMS (Fastest Express shipping service)To door.
(about 4-5days delivery with insurance)FREE SHIPPING
Shipping cost of Zone-3 (EUROPA)

Iceland. Ireland. Italy. Ukraine. United.Kingdom. Estonia. Austria. Netherlands

Greece. Croatia, Switzerland. Sweden. Spain. Slovakia. slovene

Czech. Republic Denmark Germany Norway Hungary Finland
France. Bulgaria. Peralushi. Belgium. Poland. Portugal. Macedonia

Riritoania. Romania. Luxembourg.Russia

1.EMS (Fastest Express shipping service)To door.
(about 5-7days delivery With insurance
Shipping cost of Zone-4 (Africa/South America Area)
Aljaria. Uganda. Egypt. Ethiopia. Ghana. Gabon. Kenya. Djibouti

Zimbabwe. Sudan. Senegal. Coted'Ivoire. Tanzania. Tunisia

Togo. Nigeria. Botswana. Republic of South Africa. Morocco

Argentina. Venezuela. Uruguay. Ecuador. Colombia. Chile. Paraguay. Brazil. Peru
1.EMS (Fastest Express shipping service)To door.
(about 7-10days delivery with insurance)
My all linsting guitar and Bass gutiars are replaced to the newstrings.
And I adjusted the guitar condition and to cleanded up well.
You can play easy the best condition when you got the guitar.
Please play it well with the best conditon!!
The player in the world is buying it today!
I was working in famous Guitar Maker ESP in Japan.
I have the technology and the experience of the repair and the adjustment.
I understand well the thing that you are requesting for the item.
All of my listing item is Perfect working condition!!
I'm always adjusting Neck condition and Electric cirkit.
I never sell the Significiant damege item.
Please feel free try to Play Japanese really great Vintage Guitar!!
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