Rickenbacker® Model 1996 (Rose, Morris)
The 1996 is the export version of the Model 325.
These guitars had the standard Rose Morris Fireglo finish and F-Soundhole. An
interesting point is that these are the only export guitar where you can't
easily distinguish them from the US version. Domestic 325's also have the
F-Soundhole and they are generally Fireglo as well. If you have a '64 325, more
than likely it's really a 1996. The vast majority made that year were for the
Courtesy of Jörn Eisenhauer
An ad from 1965 showing the very popular Model 1996.
A Model 1996, once owned by Chris Richmond
Courtesy of Chris Richmond
©2000 Björn Eriksson
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