This Used 1964 Vox Teardrop Mark 5 Twelve String Guitar is here on trade and it is in nice shape. The neck is straight, the frets are still crowned, and the truss rod is functioning properly. The logo on the headstock is probably the most worn spot on the guitar. The body also shows some deep weather checking, something these guitars are fairly well-known for. Included with the guitar is the original hardshell case. This is the English-Made Vox, not the Italian version, a more rare bird, indeed!
The Vox Tear Drop Mark 5 12 String is a vintage treasure that embodies the spirit of the 1960s British Invasion sound. This exceptional instrument combines the iconic teardrop body design with the distinctive chiming tones of a twelve-string configuration, creating a unique sonic palette that defined an era.
With its eye-catching tear-shaped body, this Vox Teardrop Mark 5 guitar showcases the remarkable craftsmanship and attention to detail that made Vox a household name. The high-quality tonewoods and exquisite vintage sunburst exude vintage elegance and timeless appeal.
Equipped with twelve strings, this guitar produces a lush and harmonically rich sound that is both mesmerizing and ethereal. The 3 single-coil pickups capture every nuance, delivering a chiming, bell-like quality that rings with clarity and resonance. From jangly chords to shimmering arpeggios, the Vox Teardrop Mark 5 Twelve String Guitar offers a sonic palette that is perfect for folk, rock, and other genres.
The comfortable neck with a rosewood fingerboard and vintage-style frets provides a smooth and responsive playing experience, allowing for effortless navigation across the fretboard. The distinctive Vox headstock with its signature logo completes the authentic vintage aesthetic.
Whether you're a collector, a vintage enthusiast, or a guitarist seeking the unmistakable jingle-jangle sound of the '60s, the 1964 Vox Teardrop Mark 5 Twelve String Guitar is a prized instrument that combines exceptional craftsmanship, iconic design, and a unique sonic character that continues to captivate musicians and audiences alike.
Made in 1964
Made in England
Tear Drop Mark V 12 String
Weighs 6 lbs 11 oz
Body Shape: Teardrop
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: C-shaped
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Frets: 21 Vintage-style frets
Bridge: Adjustable Tune-O-Matic bridge
Tailpiece: Vox Stop Bar
Pickups: Three single-coil pickups
Controls: Volume and Tone controls for each pickup