Rickenbacker Guitars Timeline
Combo 600, one of Rickenbacker’s earliest solid-body electric guitars, featuring a small rounded body and a single pickup.
330, a versatile semi-hollow body electric guitar known for its rich and distinctive jangly tone.
360, a renowned semi-hollow body electric guitar cherished for its sleek design and distinctive, chimey sound.
325, made famous by John Lennon, this short-scale guitar has a distinct, compact design.
360/12, a 12-string electric guitar with a double-cutaway body, offering rich jangly tones and popularized by Roger McGuinn of The Byrds.
330, a semi-hollow body guitar with a “crescent moon” shaped body, providing a bright, chimey sound ideal for jangly rock.
4001, a classic bass model with a unique, symmetrical body shape and two pickups, favored by iconic bassists like Paul McCartney.
4005, a semi-hollow body bass with a unique crescent-shaped soundhole, offering a distinctive tone and appearance.
4003, a modernized version of the 4001 bass with stereo output and other improvements.
481, a semi-hollow body guitar with a distinctive “cresting wave” top and two single-coil pickups.
381, a deluxe semi-hollow body guitar with a stylish, bound body and extra electronics for tonal versatility.
4006, a bass with an extended 33.25-inch scale length, providing added low-end depth and string tension.
620, a solid-body guitar with a sleek design and high-gain pickups, offering versatility for various playing styles.
360WB, a limited-edition 12-string guitar with a wider neck for easier fingerstyle playing.
660, a solid-body guitar with a slim neck and high-output pickups, designed for powerful rock tones.
4004, a deluxe bass model, featuring a neck-through design and high-quality components.
660/12, a 12-string electric guitar with a full-scale neck and vintage “toaster” pickups, reminiscent of Rickenbacker’s early designs.
620/6, a 6-string version of the 620 model, featuring the same sleek design and high-gain pickups.
650C, an acoustic-electric guitar with a unique cutaway design and onboard electronics.
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The history of the Rickenbacker brand is deeply intertwined with innovation and musical legacy. Founded in 1931 by Adolph Rickenbacher and George Beauchamp, Rickenbacker quickly made a mark in the world of musical instruments. Their early contributions include the development of the first commercially produced electric guitar, the “Frying Pan,” in the 1930s. However, it was in the 1950s and 1960s that Rickenbacker solidified its iconic status, producing guitars and basses that became synonymous with rock ‘n’ roll and pop music. Models like the Rickenbacker 325 and 4001 gained popularity, notably played by musicians like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Chris Squire. The brand’s distinctive designs, including the 12-string electric guitar, earned a devoted following and contributed to Rickenbacker’s enduring presence in the music industry. Today, Rickenbacker continues to be revered for its craftsmanship, innovative features, and unique tonal character, remaining a symbol of artistic expression and musical heritage.
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