Asher Marc Ford Olympic White Closet Relic


"My passion for restoring and building instruments began in 1982. I have worked for numerous artists who have shaped and inspired the guitars I build today. My designs offer the revered tones and iconic vibe found in great vintage instruments, coupled with refined solid construction, boutique electronics and custom feel." - Bill Asher

We're really excited to have this stunning Olympic White Marc Ford Signature Asher in the shop! What an amazingly cool, soulful, tone-filled guitar! Vaguely reminiscent of the Burns Bison visually, this guitar is Marc's vision of a Gibson Jr. / Stratocaster hybrid, with Bill Asher's brilliant guitar making and design skills to make it so.

One-piece mahogany body, P90s, long-scale, tremolo, and tone-styler. The guitar plays flawlessly and it's easy to conjure up a wide variety of tones, all squarely rooted in the rock and blues world (that said, this guitar would excel at country and jazz - depends on how you set the controls, your rig, touch, etc...). Through an overdriven amp, the fully engaged tone-styler switch is like having a well behaved fuzz pedal onboard - so, so cool!

We can't say enough good things about this guitar. It's all here - amazing tones, feel, and vibe. You definitely don't have anything like this in your collection - familiar, yet new at the same time. Priced with a hardshell case. 

Interested? We may have another on the way.
  • Serial number: 964
  • One piece Okoume body
  • Nitro Closet Relic, Olympic White
  • 1/4 sawn rock maple neck with Indian rosewood board
  • D shape neck 
  • 12" radius
  • 6155 Dunlop frets
  • Callaham Marc Ford bridge
  • Hipshot 6GNO tuners 
  • 1 21/32" nut width 
  • Arcane Sweet 90 pickups 
  • 3 way switch, master volume, master tone, 6 position tone styler 
  • Weight: 7.5 lbs 

Free Freight: The Music Emporium is happy to provide free ground shipping on all merchandise priced over $100 and purchased online at This offer applies to all merchandise shipped within the 48 continental US States.* If you wish to expedite your shipment or your order doesn't qualify, we provide competitive rates. Once you enter your shipping info, you'll be given a selection of services from UPS, FedEx and USPS.

Exclusions: Certain products are excluded from our free shipping offer due to manufacturer restrictions. Also, oversized items or large amplifiers weighing more than 75 lbs may incur extra shipping charges.

Approval Period, Taxes, Duties: Most instruments ship with a 48-hour approval** period during which time you can comfortably evaluate your purchase and determine if it's right for you. The prices listed on our website do not include shipping charges or any applicable taxes, duties, or custom fees. Instruments shipped within MA are subject to a 6.25% sales tax. All out-of-state shipments are tax-free though we do recommend you look into your individual state's tax codes to determine any tax liabilities.

The Music Emporium has been shipping guitars around the world for 40+ years. Your instrument will be expertly packed and shipped via FedEx, UPS, or US Priority Mail, depending on the destination and level of service. If you have a preferred method not listed here, please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate.

**There are instances where the approval period does not apply. If you've played the instrument in our store and we then ship it to you, there is no approval period. If the item is a Sale Item (special discounted price, an item listed on our Specials Page), there is no approval period. There are no returns accepted on electronics (amps, pickups, pedals, etc.) unless the product is received in damaged or defective condition.

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