1980’s Bill Lawrence BL-1 – HH Stratocaster w/ BL Humbuckers – MIJ – Free Ship
You are viewing a rare custom SuperStrat in good, ready to rock condition.
Everything works, cosmetics are very good, and it rocks!
A Bill Lawrence signature Dual Humbucker Superstrat, made by Morris in Japan. These Bill Lawrence guitars were designed by and feature the build specs by Bill Lawrence, including use of his Pickups.
BL selected them to be built by the absolute best Japanese luthiers to craft his ideal guitars for reaching maximum tone.
The dual humbucker PUs are amazing, as expected, and function properly.
Just the pickups value and rarity alone are worth the price.
The tuners, bridge and all hardware functions great.
It is setup with low action and ready to play.
- Model: BL1 model
- Year: 1980s
- Pickups: 2 Bill Lawrence L500 humbuckers,
- – three way toggle
- – master volume
- – Master tone.
- Frets: 22
- Fretboard: Dark smooth rosewood
- Neck: smooth gloss maple neck (classic C profile),
- Body: two-piece alder body with a clear poly finish
- Weight: 7.6 lbs
- Frets: Medium-jumbo
- Action: Low and ready to rock
This guitar was a players guitar. Expect some scratchings and dings, but nothing to detract performance and for the most part the looks of this rocker. See pics for detail.
Bill Lawrence hit the mark on tone with this guitar. He has designed guitars that gained the favor of many serious rockers, including Texas’ own son Stevie Ray Vaughan. Good enough for SRV, then you can bet it’s an exceptional build and great for tone, feel and playability.
About Bill Lawrence:
Bill Lawrence was a pickup and guitar designer known for incredible tone.
He was born in Wahn, Cologne, Germany and began his musical career in the 1950’s.
Bill Lawrence created pickups that he felt best suited his needs and performance style, and went on to work with many top brands, and became an endorser for Fender, in Europe.
In United States, Lawrence designed pickups and assisted in electric guitar design for Fender, Gibson, Peavey and other companies. While at Gibson from 1968-1972, Lawrence helped design the “super-humbucker” pickup and the L6-S.
Legend designer, Legend guitar.
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