NAMM 2012: Dean USA DCR Vinnie Moore Vinman Koa

One of the new guitar models to be introduced at NAMM this past weekend by Dean Guitars is the limited-edition Dean USA DCR Vinnie Moore Vinman Koa.

And by limited, we mean limited; only 15 of these guitars will be produced.

The guitar is a modified version of previous Vinnie Moore Vinman models; new this year, of course, is the special koa wood top. More details are coming soon.

Moore was one of many artists present at the Dean Guitars booth this past Saturday, and the UFO guitarist was happy to show off his newest signature model.

The photo gallery below features pix of Moore holding the koa guitar and being interviewed by Curse Mackey of Dean Guitars.

For a closer look at the guitar, head here.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.