Charvel EVH Art Series

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General
Manufacturer: 
Made in: 
United States
Series: 
EVH Art Series
Signature Guitar: 
Yes
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
2004 to 2007
Body
Body Style: 
Strat
Body Material: 
Basswood
Body color: 
White With Black Stripes
Black With Yellow Stripes
Red With White And Black Stripes
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
Pickguard
Pickguard color: 
Black
Electronics
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Fender
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
H
Volume knob: 
1
Control color: 
Black
White
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Charvel EVH Art Series were created by Eddie Van Halen and Charvel and were sold on the internet through auctions. They were made to Eddie's specifications and were intended to be replicas of some of his original guitars: 

  1. The original Frankenstrat
  2. The VH2 "Bumblebee"guitar
  3. the Mark II Frankenstrat. 

The guitars came with a certificate of authenticity and an autograph from Eddie Van Halen. Some of the specifications are:

  • Schaller M6 tuners
  • Quartersawn Eastern hard rock Maple neck
  • Rosewood skunk stripe
  • Custom wound EVH humbucker made by Fender mounted direct to body
  • Floyd Rose original tremolo
  • Volume knob labeled "Tone"
  • Some had pickguards (black), some didn't
  • Fender stratocaster shaped headstock

Neck
Nut Width: 
41 mm (1-5/8 inch)
Locking nut: 
Locking Nut
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck finish: 
Oiled
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Maple
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
22
Fret Size: 
Jumbo
Inlays: 
Dot
Inlay color: 
black
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Natural
Headstock angle: 
straight
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Schaller
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Floyd Rose
Bridge type: 
Floyd Rose type
Hardware color: 
Chrome