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Hamer USA TLE Custom Quilted Maple Arch Top Purple Burst 1991 w/OHSC

Hamer USA TLE Custom Quilted Maple Arch Top Purple Burst 1991 w/OHSC

Regular price $3,999.99 USD
Regular price $3,999.99 USD Sale price $3,999.99 USD
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Hamer USA TLE Custom Arch Top in Purple Burst finish made in 1991 with original hard shell case. This guitar features a solid mahogany body with a bound quilted maple top, 3-Piece maple neck and maple fingerboard with a bound, color matched Quilt maple overlay headstock. Equipped with a Seymour Duncans pearly gates (MJ wound) in the neck position and a JB (MJ wound) in the bridge position. Controlled by 1 volume, 1 tone pots and a 3-Way toggle switch with push/pull vol/tone coil taps. The 25.5" scale length neck has abalone dot inlays, abalone side markers and 24 jumbo frets on a 12" radius with a thin U profile. The hardware is comprised of satin chrome sperzel Trim-Lok tuning machines with cloche heads, a graphite nut, a Tune-o-matic, and satin chrome knobs.
This guitar is in overall very good condition with some light signs of wear and age. It has some finish checking on the neck around the headstock and where neck meets body. There are surface marks, some light scratches and the hardware was aged and has some light oxidation. The purple has faded to a an orange/red. (See pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9-42 strings. Includes Original Hard Shell Case, Original Warranty card/Case Card, original photos of build.


  • Brand: Hamer
  • Model: TLE Custom Arch Top
  • Year: 1991
  • Finish Type: Polyurethane
  • Finish: Purple Burst
  • Country: The USA
  • Serial: 129031
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 8lbs 8.4oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Top Wood: Quilted Maple
  • Body Binding: 1-Ply Cream
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Neck Joint: Set
  • Neck Wood: 3-Piece Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Natural
  • Finger Board: Maple
  • Headstock: Bound, Color Matched Overlay
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Neck Profile: Thin U
  • Neck Thickness@ 1st Fret: .825"
  • Neck Thickness@ 12th Fret: .840"
  • Inlays: Abalone Dot
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Nut Width: 1.679"
  • Frets: 24 Jumbo
  • Pickup Config: HH
  • Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan JB (MJ Wound)
  • Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates (MJ Wound)
  • Switch Arrangement: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Pot Arrangement: 1 Volume, 1 Tone
  • Coil Tap: Push/Pull Vol/Tone
  • Hardware: Satin Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Sperzel Trim-Lok with Cloche
  • Strap Buttons: Dunlop Dual Design (Strap Locks Not Included)
  • Bridge: Hamer Tune-o-matic
  • Knobs: Satin Chrome
  • Other Features: Original Warranty card/Case Card, original photos of build
  • String Gauge: 9-42
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


  • Overall Condition: ★★★★✯
  • Body Front: ★★★★✯
  • Body Back: ★★★★✯
  • Body Sides: ★★★★✯
  • Fret Board: ★★★★★
  • Frets: ★★★★ ·
  • Neck Back: ★★★★ ·
  • Headstock Front: ★★★★✯
  • Headstock Back: ★★★★★
  • Headstock Sides: ★★★★★
  • Hardware: ★★★★★
  • Pickups: ★★★★★
  • Bridge: ★★★★✯
  • Knobs: ★★★★✯
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