What Ibanez Say:
Recognised as the guitar that launched Ibanez as a brand to be taken seriously back in the golden era of Rock i.e. the 70s — this Prestige incarnation of the Artist brings Ibanez full circle. Like the first, this Artist is Japanese built, but only now dons the Prestige decal, as it has been built using only the highest quality materials under the most meticulous quality control standards conceivable.
Like the classics of yesteryear, the AR2619’s Mahogany body features a symmetrical double-cutaway and multi-layered body binding that gracefully outlines its exquisite flamed Maple top. Arguably, it is the biggest leap forward Ibanez made 40 years ago that will be most appreciated by today’s player: the Tri-Sound switching system—a unique pickup configuration control that pack this axe with a rich tonal palette. No matter what the setting, the 2619’s Super 80 “Flying Finger” pickups deliver smooth, warm, vintage sound that make this Artist a must for fans of classic rock tone. The 3-piece Maple set-in neck features old school Pearl/ Abalone block inlays, and is expertly joined to the body, and finished with a baby-smooth heel. The AR2619 is the true path back to one of rock’s most dynamic chapters.
Hard shell case included.
Flamed Maple top/African Mahogany body
A Flamed Maple top and African Mahogany back body provides a rich low end with a crisp high end.
Super 80 "Flying Finger " pickups
The legendary Super 80 pickups with "Flying Finger" engraving.
Gibraltar bridge w/Sustain block
The faithful reproduction of the original - AR2619 features Gibraltar bridge with sustain block.
AR model features smooth heel for superb playability.
All AR series have Tri-sound switch for each pickup. Choose from series, parallel & coil-tap wiring configuration for tonal variety. Non slip Sure grip III knobs support accurate volume & tone control.
Ebony Fretboard w/Prestige Fret Edge Treatment
Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.
Sure Grip Knobs
The Sure Grip III knobs are designed for precise control with nonslip functionality, along with smooth and classic looks.