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Ibanez Musician MC400NT


  • Serial No.: D789502
  • Manufacture Date: April, 1978
  • Original Purchase Date: Mid/Late 1978, brand new, from Brian Guitars in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Body: Ash/mahogany laminated (Ash top/back with mahogany core)
  • Neck: 7-piece laminated rock maple and walnut, neck-through construction
  • Fingerboard: Select polished ebony, abalone dot inlays, half-bone/half-brass nut, 24 frets (fat)
  • Pickups: Ibanez Special Super 88 tri-sounds
  • Bridge: Ibanez Gibraltar (type 1) locking bridge mounted on a brass sustain block
  • Tailpiece: Ibanez Gibraltar (type 1) slotted tailpiece
  • Controls: Volume, Preamp boost, Bass-Mid-Treble controls (EQ), Two three-position tri-sound switches, preamp/EQ in and out switch
  • Machine Heads: Ibanez Velve-Tune double worm gear machines with pearloid buttons and locking nuts
  • Harware: Gold plated
  • Color: Natural (NT)
  • Condition Notes: Bridge is N.O.S. (meaning it is from 1978 but in brand new condition), tail and "cloud" are new stock. Everything else shown on the guitar is original.
  • 1978 Catalog Page: Click here to see the original page scan


Note: All pictures are high-resolution. Click the picture to view the full-size version.

"Beauty" Shot with a Flash

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Full View w/ Flash

Full Shots in Natural Light

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Full View w/ Natural Light

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Back View w/ Natural Light

Additional Shots

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - headstock front and back

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Body View Flash

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Body Back Flash

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Side Shot Natural Light

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Back Side Shot Natural Light

Ibanez Musician MC400NT - Long View Natural Light

All photos Copyright © 2010 Charles F. Evans, All Rights Reserved.

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