Review: Vox Mark III + Mark V
Vox’ legendary Sixties guitars, the Mark III and the Mark V – aka the Vox Teardrop (Mark III) and the Vox Phantom (Mark V) – have made a comeback! These Brit Boom-guitars have claimed their place in history as the chosen axes of the Rolling Stones’ original lead guitarist Brian Jones (Mark III) and Tony Hicks (Mark V) of the Hollies.
But the best news is that these new versions come at quite affordable prices!
The Vox Mark III (current price in Finland approx. 355 €) sports a symmetrical body, which calls to mind old lutes or the Greek bouzouki.
This reissue comes with a short 22-inch scale (610 mm), making it an ideal beginner’s instrument.
The Teardrop is build from a basswood body and a bolt on maple neck. The fretboard is crafted from rosewood.
The new, smaller version of the legendary Vox-headstock cuts down on neck weight…
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