I am the original owner. I played it periodically in the first few years that I got it, but frankly played acoustic more. Since then, it’s been largely sitting in various basements.
Guitar is in superb condition – all original parts. Minimal fret wear, straight neck.
The PR1440 is a solid body electric guitar model introduced by in 1985.
The PR1440 features a double cutaway alder body with rounded
contours and edges bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret ebony
fingerboard with abalone dot position markers. Components include Ibanez
pickups with an IBZ mounted in a black plastic pickup ring at the
bridge and Super 7FT with “tub” style mounts at the neck and middle
positions, a Pro Rock’r bridge with a locking nut, knurled metal Tek
Grip knobs and Smooth Tuner II machine heads.
Rather than the usual 3-way toggle or 5-way lever pickup
selector, the PR1440 has an independent mini-toggle switch paired with
each of the three pickups. In addition it has a Duo Sound push-push
coil-split switch on the tone control.
The is a similar model with a maple fretboard and a slightly less contoured body shape.
The PR1440 was discontinued after 1985.