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Hey guys, a buddy of mine has a Made in USA Charvel Charvette in flourescent orange. Mint condition and it looks like it has active pickups . (no visible poles)

Any idea as to it's value today?
 

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Bty it was played for about a year and then put in its OHSC under the bed
 

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although the neck plates on those have a Ft. Worth, Texas location listed that was just the headquarters of the parent company. Charvette were a lower priced line of Charvel guitars that were made in Korea.
 

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Pretty sure it is a MIJ guitar, 6 digit serial and it has TM after the Charvette logo not R
 

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OK did a bit of digging and it appears to be a 91 MIJ model 270 HSS configuration, 1 volume 1 switch
 

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I've read it can be poplar alder or basswood and yes, even plywood. This one has a single coil sized humbucker in the middle position. It was 8 or 900 when bought new, how is that entry level? For plywood? Wow... He's going to let me borrow it for a bit so I can get a good look
 

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It's worth more than 150. Geeze....

 

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I have a legit MIJ Ibanez that I would be lucky to get $300. That Charvette is really not worth $150 but I was being generous. As I recall they were made in Indonesia. Value Village might take it depending on the time of year.
 

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I have a legit MIJ Ibanez that I would be lucky to get $300. That Charvette is really not worth $150 but I was being generous. As I recall they were made in Indonesia. Value Village might take it depending on the time of year.
I think k you need to learn how to read. All 170 and 270 models were made in Japan in 1991 and 1992. Then they went to Korea or China or whatever.
 

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I found a few on ebay at the 400 mark with case
 
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