This is a very interesting and extremely cool guitar. the 'gold foil' pickup appears on many recordings. The action is a little stiff for fretted playing, but it would make an outstanding slide instrument.
The Ibanez Electro Acoustic Guitar features a 5 piece Artcore Maple Walnut set-in neck and a Flamed Maple top, back and sides body. The Ibanez Artcore Custom model features a 5 piece maple walnut neck for extra strength and stability.