The Apollocaster

The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster
The Apollocaster

The Apollocaster

AED. 99,999.99

The Apollocaster

STOP PRESS - All proceeds from the sale if that’s incredible guitar go to UNICEF in Ukraine to support the humanitarian crisis. As such a minimum banner price is set but offers above will be willingly accepted with no retained profits at Art of Guitar!

Parts of this guitar have spent time on the Moon!

 yes you read right! The ApolloCaster built by NASA scientists and utilising parts from Apollo Spacecrafts…

This is one unique guitar with amazing history. As well as being the Chief Mechanical Engineer working on the construction of the Apollo 11 lunar Excursion Module, Ray Davenport Jnr also played rhythm guitar in the NASA house band, One Small Step. Davenport Jnr built the Apollocaster guitar during breaks between shifts, but was fired in 1972 after it was discovered he had been stealing vital metal parts in the construction of the Apollocaster guitar. 

Features:

  • 2 piece Alder body
  • Moon White nitrocellulose finish on body and headstock
  • 3D Custom designed Apollo Lunar Module Scratchplate
  • Replica commemorative plaque on rear (as found on Lunar Module ladder)
  • ‘United States’ decals, taken from Apollo F12 rocket boosters
  • Allparts quarter sawn, 10” radius neck, medium C, finished in Tru Oil
  • Nasa pin
  • 3D ‘Apollocaster' headstock logo
  • Bone nut
  • Bridge and neck Bareknuckle Mule humbuckers
  • Gotoh Bridge
  • Gotoh tuners
  • CTS split coils pots and Switchcraft 3 way
  • Fender Pro Series hard case

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