APACHE (2001)

Country of Manufacture UK
Introduced... 2001 (Custom Series) - originally a Limited Edition of only twelve units, later increased to twenty-four (made to order)
  Custom Shop manufacture continued however, the guitar subsequently being known as the "Apache Special"
Scale 25½ ins
No. of Frets 21 (with zero fret)
Body Swamp Ash or Alder 
Neck Pearl-bound neck, of Ebony-capped top-grade Maple (Rosewood-capped on the "Apache Special")
Headstock Scroll - the badge is engraved with the head of an Apache chief
Colours/Finish White, Green Sunburst, Daphne Blue
Scratchplate 3-piece; Pearloid
Pickups 3 x hand-wound Jim Cairnes Rez-o-Matic (slanted)
Controls 1 x Volume, 2 x Tone, five-way Pickup Selector
Bridge/Tailpiece/Tremolo Rezo-tube unit, also engraved with the head of an Apache chief; as is the tremolo arm which has a diamond set into the handle
Hardware Gold, Chrome
Width 12¾ ins 
  NOTES: the Apache was created in 2001 to celebrate the launch of Per Gjörde's book "Pearls and Crazy Diamonds" which chronicles the history of Burns Guitars

The serial no. plate on the back of the guitar is also engraved with the Apache emblem


APACHE (2008)

Country of Manufacture China
Introduced... 2008 (Custom Elite Series) - a Limited Edition of five hundred units of which fifty will be in Fiesta Red with a figured maple fingerboard
Body Alder (with locking strap nuts)
Headstock Scroll, with Burns Custom locking machine heads
Colours/Finish White
Scratchplate 3-piece; Pearl
Pickups 3 x Burns Special Issue Rez-o-Matic
Bridge/Tailpiece/Tremolo Rezo-tube unit, engraved with Apache emblem and signatures of Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch
Hardware Gold
  NOTES: issued in 2008 to celebrate The Shadows' 50th Anniversary

Accessories include:
          Burns fitted case
          Leather strap
          Tool kit & Instruction Manual
          Burns duster 
          Warranty Card


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