PRS launches Faded Blue Burst version of its highly limited 35th Anniversary SE Custom 24

PRS 35th Anniversary SE Custom 24
(Image credit: PRS Guitars)

While PRS’s 35th Anniversary year hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing, the company has still announced an awful lot of new electric guitars. One of those new models was the 35th Anniversary SE Custom 24, launched back in October 2019.

The initial run of 3,500, finished in Black Gold Wrap Burst, were in hot demand, so PRS has seen fit to introduce a second finish: Faded Blue Burst, available in a run of 3,000.

What sets this limited-edition model apart is the way it combines the Custom 24’s looks and playability with the additional switching options of Paul’s Guitar.

The TCI ‘S’ treble and bass pickups can be adjusted via two mini-toggle switches, allowing players to put either or both pickups in humbucking or single-coil modes.

Other features include a 24-fret wide thin neck, abalone ‘old school’ birds and PRS’s patented tremolo.

The 35th Anniversary SE Custom 24 is available now for $999. For more info, head to PRS Guitars (opens in new tab).

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Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar (opens in new tab), Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).