There were only 600 - 800 of these ever produced in the late 1960s, this rare model was a solution to use up all the leftover parts from the failed Electric XII. You can read more about the history here.
Today the originals are extremely rare and can cost up to $8,000 or more! For those of us that will never consider that purchase but have a fondness for its quirky design, Eastwood Custom Shop is ramping up this tribute version at a price point for everyman, only $649. Specifications:
Features & Specs
COLOR: Sunburst, Red, Black
BODY: Solid Basswood
NECK: Bolt-On Maple
FINGERBOARD: Pao Ferro, Block Markers
SCALE LENGTH:24 3/4 "
WIDTH AT NUT: 1 5/8 "
PICKUPS: Dual Split Coil Pickups
CONTROLS: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
BRIDGE: Tune-o-matic roller with Jazzmaster style tremolo