Gary Moore’s Takamine 12-String Custom

This guitar was seen on the 1985 photograph of Gary’s guitar collection. According to the International Musician interview from that same year, Gary used it on Victims of the Future.

I’ve got some Takamine acoustic guitars which I really like. I use a 12-string on stage in the intro to Victims Of The Future. It’s black, and they only made two of them so Greg Lake had one and I had one.

Gary Moore- International Musician – Nov 1985
Gary sitting with his three acoustic guitars, circa 1980.

As this is a pretty unique guitar and it’s most likely still around, if you happen to come across any photos of Gary or Greg Lake playing it, or someone else for that matter, please be sure to leave a comment below.


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