LTD 1998 “Eclipse”
Each year beginning with their 25th Anniversary in 1987, Takamine has produced an annual Limited Edition guitar called the LTD. Each model exhibits the cutting edge of artistic expression, expert craftsmanship and sonic excellence. Produced in very limited quantities, the LTD guitars are highly sought after by players and collectors alike.
Shown below is the LTD 1998, a cutaway NEX body of solid Spruce top and Palisandro back and sides. The rosette features a Sun and Moon of Abalone and Pearl, with fretboard inlays of a Lunar Eclipse.
LTD 1998 Features:
• NXE cutaway with solid Spruce top and Palisandro back/sides
• Sun and Moon rosette of Abalone and Pearl
• Mahogany neck with Rosewood fretboard and Ebony binding
• Phases of Eclipse inlaid on fretboard
• Palathetic pickup and Accuracoustic onboard Preamp system
Rosette and inlay work designed by Bob Crelin