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.

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Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.