Vantage VS-600 – ‘The Witch’

 

From a catalog:
Vantage VS-600 Series

The Vantage VS-600 guitar is designed to provide the contemporary guitarist with a maximum amount of
flexibility and exceptional playability in s solid body format. Two custom-designed Vantage #450PF humbucking pickups produce a
powerful and versatile sound while a special coiltap circuit permits the player to instantaneously shift to a knife-edge “metallic” sound.
The VS-600’s comfortable and fast action rosewoodfingerboard and double cutaway design ensure playing ease and totale control over the instrument.

From another catalog:
“WITCH”

The “Witch” offers at a low price, the style, sound and performance capability found only in more expensive guitars.

Specifications Data

Body (material & Construction) Mahogany with laminated maple center block and walnut stripes.
Neck (material & Construction) Three-piece laminated mahogany detachable with adjustable truss rod.
Fingerboard Rosewood
Scale length 25½ inches
Number of frets 22 frets
Pickups Two Vantage #450PF custom-engineered humbucking pickup with Alnico mangets.. (Humbucker)
Controls and switches 1 Volume control.
1 Tone control.
Coil tap switch circuit.
Pickup selector switch.
Bridge Two-way adjustable combination bridge/tailpiece.
Tailpiece Thru-body type
Tuners Chrome plated die-cast
Nut Black plastic speed knobs.
Hardware Chrome
Finishes Natural wood, brown mat finish. The early one and 600VS had not the walnut stripes.
In production 1979

Sources:

Catalog 1979


Pictures:
(The guitars may have been modified by it’s owners over the years…)