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Second Hand gear is often subject to some wear depending on age and how well it was looked after. Any significant cosmetic damage is shown in the photos so please take the time to look through and make sure you are happy with the condition before buying. Please see below for a description of the condition of this item.


Guitar is in excellent condition with minimal signs of wear.

Has been fully serviced and restrung to make sure its in full working order.

Items does not include a case or gig bag.


Ibanez introduced Artcore in 2002 and has been the hollow-body guitar of choice for musicians for the last 10 years. The Artcore’s combination of quality workmanship and affordability has created legions of fans from diverse genres as blues, country, rock and jazz. Musicians can find the purity of an old school style jazz-box to a hybrid semi-hollow rocker. Artcore is highly respected for its tone, sustain and the way they hold their tuning and how the series continues to push the boundaries of guitar building.

The AS is a semi-acoustic guitar built to tackle just about any genre of music you throw at it. The AS53 features a beautiful Sapele top, back, and sides with compact semi-hollow style in transparent flat finishes. The moderate output “ACH” pickups feature warm tone and quick response and are mounted into a sustain block for increased sustain and feedback elimination. The slim & comfortable Artcore set-in neck features a 17th fret joint giving comfortable access to higher notes.


neck type – AS Artcore Nyatoh Set-in neck
top/back/side – Sapele top back and sides
fretboard – Bound Laurel fretboard White dot inlay
fret – Medium
number of frets – 22
bridge – ART-ST bridge
string space – 10.4mm
tailpiece – ART-ST
neck pickup – Infinity R (H) neck pickupPassive/Ceramic
bridge pickup – Infinity R (H) bridge pickupPassive/Ceramic
Factory string gauge – .010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052
nut – Plastic
hardware color – Chrome

Weight 4.2 kg
Dimensions 120 × 20 × 50 cm












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