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  • Rare model with Modulus graphite neck. This model was a collaboration with Modulus and Alvarez Yairi. This model was favored by Jerry Garcia along with the DY99 that also featured a Modulus graphite neck. Built in Japan. With mahogany veneered OHSC (green lining). VGC+ except could benefit from some work (possibly  reset neck, fretwork, heel cap cover, etc. - plays well, sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Rare model from Alvarez Yairi / Modulus
  • The Modulus neck was made in California then sent to K.Yairi in Japan to complete the guitar.
  • A favorite of Jerry Garcia even though he had his own Yairi GY-1 Signature Model
  • SN 39173
  • 1992
  • VGC+ *(see below)
  • Gloss natural finish
  • D-size body with rounded cutaway
  • Graphite neck by Modulus
  • Labeled "MODULUS GRAPHITE NECK / PATENT #4,145,948"
  • No truss rod, "AY" and Modulus logos on headstock
  • D-shaped neck profile
  • Solid spruce top with scalloped bracing
  • Rosewood back and sides
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl snowflake, slotted diamond and squares and catseye inlays
  • Ebony bridge
  • White-bound body
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Gold tuners
  • 1-5/8" nut, ~25-3/8" scale
  • 15-3/4" lower bout, 5" body depth at endblock
  • Built in Japan
  • With mahogany veneered OHSC (green lining)
  • *VGC+ except could benefit from some work (possibly  reset neck, fretwork, heel cap cover, etc. - plays well, sold AS-IS)

Alvarez Yairi DY98 Modulus Standard Acoustic Guitar (1992)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 20U-210790

Regular price
$3,950 USD
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$3,950 USD
Rare model with Modulus graphite neck. This model was a collaboration with Modulus and Alvarez Yairi. This model was favored by Jerry Garcia along with the DY99 that also featured a Modulus graphite neck. Built in Japan. With mahogany veneered OHSC (green lining). VGC+ except could benefit from some work (possibly  reset neck, fretwork, heel cap cover, etc. - plays well, sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Rare model from Alvarez Yairi / Modulus
  • The Modulus neck was made in California then sent to K.Yairi in Japan to complete the guitar.
  • A favorite of Jerry Garcia even though he had his own Yairi GY-1 Signature Model
  • SN 39173
  • 1992
  • VGC+ *(see below)
  • Gloss natural finish
  • D-size body with rounded cutaway
  • Graphite neck by Modulus
  • Labeled "MODULUS GRAPHITE NECK / PATENT #4,145,948"
  • No truss rod, "AY" and Modulus logos on headstock
  • D-shaped neck profile
  • Solid spruce top with scalloped bracing
  • Rosewood back and sides
  • 20-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl snowflake, slotted diamond and squares and catseye inlays
  • Ebony bridge
  • White-bound body
  • Tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Gold tuners
  • 1-5/8" nut, ~25-3/8" scale
  • 15-3/4" lower bout, 5" body depth at endblock
  • Built in Japan
  • With mahogany veneered OHSC (green lining)
  • *VGC+ except could benefit from some work (possibly  reset neck, fretwork, heel cap cover, etc. - plays well, sold AS-IS)