Charvel Model 3 Tooth Paste Logo Reverse Headstock Pearl White Made in Japan OHSC 1989 Rare

$ 945.00


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Vintage Charvel Model 3 HSS in Pearl White finish, rosewood fretboard reverse headstock ‘tooth paste’ logo and Floyd Rose, made in Japan in 1989 with OHSC. This guitar features a basswood body, a bolt-on 2-piece quartersawn maple neck and rosewood fretboard. Equipped with Dimarzio pickups, a Tone Zone humbucker in the bridge, two FS1 single coils in middle/neck, controlled with a master volume pot, master tone pot and a 5-way blade switch. The 25.5 scale length neck has white dot inlays, 22 jumbo frets on a 12”-16” compound radius fingerboard and a speed neck profile. The hardware is comprised black Jackson sealed die-cast tuning machines, a Floyd Rose Special recessed floating tremolo bridge, locking Floyd Rose nut and knurled black dome knobs.

This guitar is in very good condition, from what we are told this was a Japanese release only. These versions with the tooth paste logo and reverse headstock were only available between 89-91. We have never seen a reverse headstock model 3 before this one! It is not all original but 100% functional, the old Jackson branded Floyd Rose has been replaced with a more modern reliable Floyd Rose Special and the Dimarzio pickups are a nice upgrade from the stock Jackson pickups that came in these. It does has a few dings, a chip at one of the bridge posts and lights scratches but overall very good shape (see pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9–42 strings and includes original Charvel hard shell case.


  • Make: Charvel
  • Model: Model 3 Japan Exclusive Release
  • Year: 1989
  • Finish: Pearl White
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Serial #238484
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 7lbs 15.5
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Basswood
  • Scale Length: 25.5
  • Neck Joint: Bolt on
  • Neck Wood: 2-Piece Quartersawn maple
  • Neck Finish: Natural
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • FingerBoard Radius: 12”-16” Compound Radius
  • Neck Profile: Speed neck
  • Headstock: Reverse Pointed with Painted Charvel Toothpaste Logo
  • Inlays: White Dots
  • Nut: Floyd Locking
  • Nut Width: 1.6875″ (42.86 mm)
  • Frets: 22 Jumbo Frets
  • Pickups: Dimarzio DP155 Tone Zone Humbucker in Bridge and Dimarzio DP110SBK and DP110Bk FS1 Single coils in middle/neck
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Switch: 5-way Blade
  • Hardware: Black
  • Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Special Locking Tremolo (Recessed)
  • Knobs: Black Dome Knurled
  • String Gauge: 9-42
  • Case: OHSC

Additional information


Very Good




Model 3