Limited Edition
EVH '79 Bumblebee Electric Guitar
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EVH '79 Bumblebee Signed by Eddie Van Halen

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The EVH '79 Bumblebee is an incredible recreation of Eddie Van Halen's own iconic black-with-yellow stripes Strat-style electric guitar that..

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£15,769.00

Overview

The EVH '79 Bumblebee is an incredible recreation of Eddie Van Halen's own iconic black-with-yellow stripes Strat-style electric guitar that made its debut on the cover of Van Halen II back in 1979.

Light Up The Sky

Eddie Van Halen's original Bumblebee guitar won hearts and blew minds 1979 when it featured on the back of the Van Halen II album cover.

Its striking black and yellow stripes caught your eye and you wanted that guitar.

Once you heard it perform though, that is when you fell in love with the Bumblebee.

Now, an extremely limited run of just 50 worldwide, gives you the rare opportunity to own a masterful recreation of that legendary Eddie Van Halen guitar.

Not only that, it comes to you signed by Eddie Van Halen himself in a custom-made Anvil hard case along with an assortment of collectables and autographed items.

Buy the EVH '79 Bumblebee from PMT Online now and Light Up The Sky with its incredible performance capabilities and stunning, unique appearance.

EVH '79 Bumblebee Electric Guitar Key Features:

  • EVH Bumblebee Eddie Van Halen Signature Guitar
  • Limited Edition - Only 50 Worldwide
  • Signed by Eddie Van Halen Himself
  • Ash Strat Body
  • Birdseye Maple Neck with Oiled Back Finish
  • Straight 12" Radius Birdseye Maple Fretboard
  • EVH '79 Bumblebee Humbucking Pickup
  • Prototype Non-Fine Tuner Locking Tremolo Bridge
  • Prototype Locking Nut
  • Schaller Tuning Machines
  • Relic Hardware and Paint Job
  • Includes Custom-Made Anvil Hardshell Case
  • Comes with An Assortment of Collectable Items Including Several Autographed Items

Incredible Recreation

Ash has been used for the body of the EVH Bumblebee with its naturally light weight making it easy to wield this incredible axe.

Bolt-on construction adds punch to the upper midrange while attaching the Birdseye Maple neck. This neck has a unique '79 Bumblebee shape and an oiled finish for slick and speedy playability.

Atop the gorgeous neck is a matching Birdseye Maple fretboard offering a fantastic playing surface with the unique grain of the wood being shown in all its glory.

The 12" radius of this striking fingerboard is ideal for deep bends and the kind of extreme performance you'd expect from Eddie Van Halen.

Period-Correct Hardware

Continuing the commitment to authenticity, the EVH '79 Bumblebee guitar features period-correct hardware throughout.

Fitted to the body of the EVH Bumblebee is a prototype non-fine tuner locking tremolo bridge which enhances sustain while providing precise intonation.

Of course, it allows you to perform with all the deep dive-bombing action and extreme whammy bar performance you hear from Eddie himself.

Working with this bridge to ensure incredible tuning stability and premium performance is a prototype locking nut.

Up on the headstock, along with Eddie Van Halen's signature, you'll find period-correct Schaller tuning machines providing incredibly precise and secure tuning of your strings.

Even the strap buttons are the same eye-screw hooks as seen on Eddie's original Bumblebee guitar.

The stylish chrome hardware and brass string retainer, along with the vibrant black and yellow striped paint job, have all been reliced, giving the EVH '79 Bumblebee an authentically aged appearance.

EVH '79 Bumblebee Humbucker

Of course, to really get the Eddie Van Halen sound you need the right pickups.

In this case, that's a single humbucker that has been painstakingly designed to give you the exact tone heard on the original Bumblebee electric guitar.

Giving you easy and immediate control over your sound is a Stratocaster-style skirt control knob for volume, although it's labelled "TONE" to match with Eddie Van Halen's own Bumblebee seen on the back of Van Halen II.

An Assortment of Collectable Items

The perfect place to protect your investment, the EVH '79 Bumblebee comes to you in a custom-made Anvil hardshell case.

Helping you play and sound like Eddie Van Halen, you will also receive a set of '70s-era Fender Super Bullets guitar strings, a set of Van Halen '70s tortoiseshell picks.

Also included is an exclusive collector's Bumblebee booklet and Young Guitar book Van Halen Live Tour in Japan 1978& 1979.

Finally, for the true Van Halen fans, there's an assortment of autographed items in the case. These include a certificate of authenticity, an 8"x10" 1979 concert photo of Eddie Van Halen and a vinyl copy of Van Halen II - the album that started the world's obsession with the amazing Eddie Van Halen Bumblebee guitar.

Do Not Miss Out

With only 50 being made available worldwide and this being such a well put together package and incredible recreation of the Bumblebee guitar, they will sell out quickly.

Jump at this opportunity and do not miss out on owning this incredible guitar.

For guitar collectors and fans of Van Halen, the EVH '79 Bumblebee is an absolute must have and you have a very small window of opportunity to add it to your collection.

Buy the EVH '79 Bumblebee at Professional Music Technology now and be part of this iconic electric guitar's legacy.

EVH '79 Bumblebee Electric Guitar Specs:

Body

  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Body Shape: Strat Style

Neck

  • Neck Material: Birdseye Maple
  • Neck Construction: Bolt-On
  • Neck Shape: ’79 Bumblebee
  • Neck Finish: Oiled
  • Fingerboard: Birdseye Maple, 12” (305 mm)
  • Frets: 21, Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Katalox Dot
  • Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)

Hardware and Electronics

  • Nut (Material/Width): Prototype Locking Nut, 1 11/16” (43 mm)
  • Tuning Machines: Period-Correct Schaller with “S” Engraved
  • Bridge: Period-Correct Prototype Non-Fine Tuner Locking Tremolo
  • Pickups: EVH ’79 Bumblebee (Bridge)
  • Pickup Switching: None
  • Controls: Volume
  • Control Knobs: Stratocaster-Style Skirt (Reads “Tone”)
  • Hardware: Chrome Relic (Unplated Tremolo)
  • Strap Buttons: Eye-Screw Hook

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: ‘70s-Era Fender Super Bullets (.009-.040 Gauges)
  • Case/Gig Bag: Custom Anvil Hardshell with “Edward Van Halen” in Stenciled Lettering
  • Other Features: Black Side Dots

Specification

SKU305914
Weight (kg)6.0000
MPN5101079000
Case Includedhard case
Colourcustom
SeriesLimited Edition
Scale Length25.5"
Nut Width1.69"
Neck Woodbirdseye maple
Pickup Config1 x humbucker
Number Of Strings6 string
Right / Left-Handedright handed
Fingerboardmaple fingerboard
Guitar Stylestratocaster style
Body Sizefull size
Body Materialash body

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