1985 Atlansia by Nobuaki Hayashi Century prototype hollow body electric guitar, made in Japan; Finish: stained maple; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Electrics: working; Hardware: wear to gold plating; Case: later hard case; Overall condition: good

*Hand made by Nobuaki Hayashi, this guitar is signed and dated by the maker inside. Hayashi desinged Aria and Westone guitars. This is thought to be the hand made first working prototype for The Century, which was released in 1988. This guitar is illustrated with Hayashi in 1994 Bizarre Guitars article and said to be a one-off with all parts hand made by him. The second prototype was made in 1987.

Estimate £300 – 500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £800 (14th June 2018)