This guitar was part of an extremely limited run of prototype Bigsby replica guitars made in Japan. Due to various legal issues, these were never put into full production, making this guitar extremely rare! The beautiful birdseye maple body and distinctive Paul Bigsby headstock make this as close as it gets to the originals played by legends like Merle Travis. A rare find a great sounding guitar, this instrument includes an original Bigsby branded hard case. EXC w/OHSC $2,995.