The AM73 is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in mid 2002. It was produced in China.
The AM73 features a smaller, double-cutaway, semi-hollow body design with an arched laminated maple top with ƒ holes on maple back and sides mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Artcore humbucking pickups with chrome covers individual volume and tone controls, black pickup rings, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with a Quik Change tailpiece, a plastic nut, speed knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.
The AM73T is a related model with a vibrato tailpiece. The AM77 is a similar model with black hardware, uncovered pickups and block fretboard inlays. The AS73 is a related model with a slightly larger body.
The AM73 was discontinued after 2007 and replaced with the AM73B.
Specifications for AM73 (2002–2007)
Model name: AM73 (2002–2007)
Year(s) produced: 2002–2007
Sold in: Asia & S. America / Europe / Japan / North America / USA
Made in: China
Finish(es): Transparent Blue (TBL) 2002–2005 / Transparent Brown (TBR) / Transparent Red (TRD) 2002–2005