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Offline Rrhodes

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Identify this old 12 string
« on: February 28, 2018, 08:49:37 PM »
I have had this for over 20 years, bought her used



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Re: Identify this old 12 string
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2018, 08:53:04 AM »
picture of electronics could help also, the closest I can get right now is a EA-20 or a EA-40.

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Re: Identify this old 12 string
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 08:32:02 PM »
I will get more pics this weekend. Closest I can find is an '82 Festival series

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Re: Identify this old 12 string
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2018, 08:08:27 PM »
It is an EA20 12er...

 EA20 (NEWPORT/WOODSTOCK)
- thin single sharp cutaway thin body, select spruce or mahogany top, oval soundhole, bound body,
three-stripe rosette, mahogany back/sides/neck, 14/21-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlay,
matching headstock with three-per-side Grover diecast tuners, rosewood bridge with pearl dot white
pins, acoustic bridge pickup, Equis electonics, available in Black, Tobacco Sunburst, White,
Woodstone Blue, Woodstone Brown, or Woodstone Silver finish, mfg. mid 1980s-2000.
Grading 100% Excellent Average
N/A $400 - 475 $250 - 300
Last MSR was $1,000.
In 1992, Woodstone finishes were disc. In 1993, Natural finish was introduced. In 1994, a select
spruce/mahogany top replaced regular mahogany and White finish was disc. Until 1994, this guitar
was referred to as the Newport. In 1995 only, this guitar was called the Woodstock, which is not to be
confused with other Woodstock models (EA40). In 1996, Equis Gold electronics replaced Equis II. In
2000, Equis Plus electronics replaced Equis Gold.
EA20 LH Left-Handed
- similar to the EA20, except in left-handed configuration, available in Black finish, mfg. mid-1990s.
Grading 100% Excellent Average
N/A $425 - 500 $275 - 325
Last MSR was $990.
EA20 SDL
- similar to the EA20, except has a solid cedar or spruce top, abalone rosette, quilted maple back and
sides, maple neck, bound 14/21-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay, Natural wood headstock with
three-per-side chrome tuners with ebonite buttons, rosewood bridge, Equis Chorus/B-Band electronics,
Buzz Feiten Tuning System, availble in Natural finish, mfg. 2001-present.
Grading 100% Excellent Average
MSR $900 $650 $400 - 475 $250 - 300
In 2002, a solid spruce top replaced the solid cedar and B-Band electronics replaced Equis.
EA20 12 (Newport/Woodstock) 12-String
- similar to EA20, except in 12 string configuration and six-per-side tuners, available in Black, Natural,
or White finish, mfg. mid 1980s-1997.
Grading 100% Excellent Average
N/A $400 - 475 $250 - 300
Last MSR was $900.
In 1993, White finish was disc. and Natural finish was introduced. In 1994, Natural finish was disc. In
1996, Equis Gold electronics replaced Equis II.