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:

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


Catalog 1979

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