1992 / 1997 - ESP KH-1 - MV-290 - Guitars Collector

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ESP KH-1 SIGNATURE SERIES


- year:
1992 / 1997
- MSRP 1995: $2295
- shape:
similar to Gibson Flying V
- construction: bolt-on neck
- neck: maple
- body: mahogany
- fingerboard: rosewood, 25.5" scale, 2 XJ frets, "dancing devil" inlays, 42mm Locking Nut
- electronics: active EMG 81 pickup (bridge), 1 Volume
- hardware: original Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo, ESP Tuners, Black Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "ESP" light grey/gold glittered logo + Kirk Hammett signature in light grey (the first made does not have signature)
-- back of headstock: K-1XXX serial number stamped in white, "ESP CUSTOM GUITARS" round white glittered logo + Made in Japan patch
records:
1994 -
MSRP: $2295   K-116X; K-12XX
1995 -
MSRP: $2295   K-176X; K-180X
1996 -
MSRP: $2295   K-183X;
1997 -
MSRP: $2695   K-184X; K-185X
- colors and other features: black with white pickguard, black hardware
- notes: comes with ESP C.O.A. and ESP hardcase

- the ESP KH-1 "Asian", a cheaper version with ESP passive humbuckers instead of EMG and softbag instead of hardcase.
The serial follow the normal K-1XXX system.


ESP MV-290


- year: 1992
- MSRP: $????...costs twice as much as the bolt-on version.
- shape: similar to Gibson Flying V
- construction: Neck through body
- neck: maple
- body: mahogany
- fingerboard: rosewood, 25.5" scale, 2 XJ frets, "dancing devil" inlays, 42mm Locking Nut
- electronics: active EMG 81 pickup (bridge), 1 Volume
- hardware: original Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo, ESP Tuners, Black Hardware
- logos and serials:
-- front of headstock: "ESP" light grey/gold glittered logo + Kirk Hammett signature in light grey (the first made does not have signature)
-- back of headstock: XXXXXXXX (8 gidit serial number) stamped in white in the back of headstock
Here some records:
1992 --> 120922XX, 140922XX
1993 --> 170936XX
2003 --> K0338105 (custom order)
- colors and other features: black with white pickguard, black hardware
- notes: comes with ESP C.O.A. and ESP hardcase, made only in few pieces by the Japanese ESP custom shop in 1992.

 
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