Italian designed and manufactured to Italian specifications by guitar luthiers in Asia, these “Out of the Vault” guitars are reissues of classic EKO models from the 60’s. Celebrating the culture, history and prestige of this famous European music brand, the 50th Anniversary Vintage Reissue Manta features the detailing that made them famous and appreciated by artists that loved and played them during this golden era of the electric guitar such as Jimi Hendrix. The EKO Manta is a modern blues rocker instrument that easily makes the move to indie rock and grunge with its 2 hum buckers and 3 way selector switch. It’s sleek and elegant styling is reminiscent of other versatile electric guitars designed for rock, jazz and blues. It features a basswood body, white pick guard, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard , a 3- way pickup switch for the 2 hum bucking style pickups, an EKOLOGIC Tremolo with its ergonomic lever for superb precision action, die cast chrome machine heads and a vintage RED SPARKLE finish. All of the 50th Anniversary models have been updated to modern guitar specifications using the best hardware now available on the market while remaining faithful to the original designs. EKO Guitars are the Original Retro-Cool Guitars, fully updated to today’s exacting standards.
- Electric Guitar with 2 hum bucking pickups
- Maple neck, rosewood fingerboard
- EkoLogic Locking Tremolo
- Diecast chrome tuning gears
- Italian designed by EKO in Italy, since 1959