Univox Hi Flyer Phase 1 Custom Sunburst Kurt Cobain Nirvana Guitar

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Here for sale is a vintage Univox Hi Flyer Phase 1 Custom in Sunburst finish with a the original whammy bar. This guitars were made famous by Kurt Cobain of Nirvana and this is ‘custom’ and best of the Hi Flier’s. Kurt had this exact model but changed out the pick ups to a Seymour Duncan JB in the bridge and a ’59 in the neck. Although he did play other Univox’s where he retained the original P-90 pickups with sound great also.

The ‘custom’ version of the Hi Flier are very sought after and have fantastic Japanese build quality. Every thing works as it should, the electronics are fine and it is in amazing condition for it’s age. There is the odd bit of play wear here or there with the odd chip or small ding but nothing to worry about, it all just gives it authentic vintage mojo and rock ‘n’ roll character.

The guitar has a wonderful sound, you can see why Kurt chose one for Nirvana’s 1993 Saturday Night Live appearance where they played the TV debut for ‘Heart Shaped Box’ and ‘Rape Me’. This was also one of his at home favourite guitars and used it for Nirvana secret guest appearance with Mudhoney at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle and a massive festival appearance in Argentina their last gig of 1992. This guitar model also features on the back cover of Nirvana’s greatest hits album from 2002. An absolute killer vintage guitar with a great heritage.

Please note all guitars are sold as seen. We try our best to show the guitar’s condition in the photos but this is not always possible to every detail. Each guitar is set up to the shop standard playing style and as we all know; each player is different. If it is not set up to your liking this is not a cause for complaint, as is finding some kind of imperfection that we may or may not have mentioned. We sell used guitars not museum pieces and we do not accept returns unless they have been damaged in transit. If you are looking for a perfect guitar that you will worry about damaging and hang on the wall we advise you to buy new! So be rock n roll! lml

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