Brian May Guitars

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The Brian May Guitars Special Electric Guitar Antique Cherry is a recreation of the iconic instrument that shaped Queen's inimitable sound. Crafted to Brian May's exacting standards, this signature model electric guitar offers musicians and collectors alike a chance to experience the renowned tone and playability that defined an era. Featuring a chambered mahogany body, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, and innovative Tri-Sonic pickups, the special conjures May's unmistakable tone and sustain. Its comfortable set-in neck profile and 24-fret ebony fretboard provide a familiar feel for players at any level. Available in a stunning Antique Cherry finish with chrome hardware, this signature ax is a work of art. Experience a legend reborn.

Tri-Sonic Pickups Deliver Iconic Queen Tone

The Special's trio of Burns Tri-Sonic pickups are key to capturing Brian May's distinctive sound. Positioned to reduce interference, these single-coil pickups produce a warm, rich tone with bell-like highs, resonant lows, and singing sustain. Adjust pickup height and pole piece spacing to fine-tune your tone.

Chambered Mahogany Body Resonates Like No Other

The Special's chambered mahogany body significantly contributes to its resonant, lively tone. Strategically placed sound holes allow the body to vibrate freely, producing rich harmonics and enhanced resonance. A molded plastic cover protects the guitar's electronics while maintaining an open sound.

Mahogany Neck and Ebony Fretboard Provide Superb Playability

The Special's mahogany neck and ebony fretboard make navigating its 24 frets effortless. Its comfortable set-in neck and 9.8" radius provide a familiar feel for players of all levels. Dot inlays help guide you up the fretboard, while medium gage frets facilitate bends and vibrato.

Recreation of a Legend

From its Antique Cherry finish and chrome hardware to its unique electronics and construction, the special electric guitar brings Brian May's iconic instrument to life. Built to his exacting standards, this signature model guitar allows musicians to experience the tone, playability, and legend of one of rock's greatest players.

Brian May Guitars BMG Special Electric Guitar Antique Cherry
Brian May Guitars BMG Special Electric Guitar Antique Cherry
Brian May Guitars BMG Special Electric Guitar Antique Cherry

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  • Acoustic chambered Indonesian mahogany body with pinstripe binding front and back
  • Classic antique cherry gold polyurethane finish
  • Indian mahogany set-in neck
  • BM brand series-wired, single-coil "Tir-Sonic" style pickups

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  • Body Type: Double Cutaway Chambered Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Neck shape: C-shaped
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24"
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Material: Ebony
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Custom
  • Nut width/material: Graphite
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Middle: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-Way
  • Special electronics: Coil-split Phase switch
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: 6-point tremolo
  • Tuning machines: Locking
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Gig Bag
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Country of Origin:

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