Best known as the tech for Keith Richards in the 70’s, Luthier Ted Newman Jones gained fame as a custom guitar builder for Keith and many other guitar icons of the day. The unique, handmade approach Ted took to each instrument make these originals not only hard to find but truly one-of-a-kind instruments. This model built between 1979-1980 features a beautiful birdseye maple top over a Paduk body and neck, along with heart shaped abalone inlays. The original Newman logo is handpainted, and was also carved by ted on the back of the instrument. Acquired from a long time friend of Ted’s in Austin Texas, this guitar features a pair of EMG pickups. Only a few original Newman guitars have appeared for sale making this an extraordinary opportunity to own one of these unique instruments. EXC w/HSC $4,995.