Ernie Ball Music Man unveils October’s Family Reserve collection

New appointments to four flagship guitars.

Ernie Ball Music Man has announced the line-up for October’s Family Reserve collection: A Majesty Cinnabar Red, a Valentine Pine Green, a Stingray White Smoke and an Axis Steel Blue. As you’d expect, these guitars are only available in limited quantities.

Majesty Cinnabar Red

Ernie Ball Music Man October Family Reserve collection Majesty Cinnabar Red

The Majesty Cinnabar Red sees the John Petrucci signature model receive a luxurious makeover. It has a Cinnabar Red Sparkle finish on its body and headstock, and features a streamlined fretboard adorned with pearl—rather than standard shield—inlays. Each instrument is signed by the Dream Theater legend himself.

Limited to 105 pieces. Retails for $3,499.

Valentine Pine Green

Ernie Ball Music Man October Family Reserve Collection Valentine Pine Green

This James Valentine signature model is loaded with four boutique appointments: a select ash body, matching body and headstock finish in Pine Green, white pickup rings, and gold hardware. It also boasts a figured roasted maple neck, a rosewood fingerboard, pearl block inlays and hand-fitted white binding.

Limited to 63 pieces. Retails for $2,999.

Stingray White Smoke

The Stingray White Smoke features a tortoiseshell pickguard as well as matching body, headstock and pickup covers finished in a custom White Smoke sheen. Additionally, the guitar is fitted with a figured roasted maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, pearl block inlays and white neck binding.

Limited to 39 pieces. Retails for $2,799.

Axis Steel Blue

Ernie Ball Music Man October Family Reserve Collection Axis Steel Blue

This handsome iteration sees the guitar’s iconic flame figured maple top in a hand-stained Blue Steel finish, with a contrasting light blue colorway on the back. Other premium appointments include a satin-finished figured maple neck, a sleek one-piece maple fingerboard without inlays, Schaller tuners and hand-fitted black binding.

Limited to 75 pieces. Retails for $3,499.

More information at music-man.com.

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