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1975 Alvarez Yairi DY-77 Herringbone Dreadnaught - MIJ


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The 1975 Alvarez Yairi DY77 Herringbone Dreadnought is a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship and sound quality that Alvarez Yairi guitars are renowned for. Made in Japan, this true 70's Yairi Dreadnought captures the essence of that era's acoustic guitar construction, offering a rich, robust sound that has been described as "sounding like a cannon." Its powerful projection and deep, resonant tones make it a standout instrument for players across various genres.

This guitar has been preserved in its 100% original condition, with no cracks or structural issues, indicating it has been well cared for over the years. The fact that the neck has never been off and maintains a straight profile with the correct neck angle further attests to the instrument's quality and the meticulous attention to detail in its construction. While it shows signs of typical playwear and pickwear in the usual spots, these cosmetic blemishes do not detract from the guitar's playability or sound. Instead, they add character and tell the story of the instrument's history and the music it has created.

Despite not including a case, the option to purchase one alongside the guitar ensures that this vintage treasure can be protected for years to come. Whether for a collector of vintage Alvarez Yairi guitars, a professional musician seeking a distinctive and powerful acoustic sound, or an enthusiast of Japanese-made instruments, the 1975 Alvarez Yairi DY77 Herringbone Dreadnought offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of acoustic guitar history. This Yairi has been completely setup and restrung, and is ready to be played. 


  • Made in Japan, embodying the exceptional craftsmanship of 1970s Alvarez Yairi guitars.
  • 100% original condition, with no modifications, preserving its authenticity and vintage value.
  • No cracks or structural issues, and the neck has never been removed, ensuring stability and longevity.
  • Straight neck with the correct angle, providing excellent playability and comfort.
  • Powerful sound projection, described as "sounding like a cannon," ideal for a wide range of musical styles.

No case is included. 

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