The BWM1 is a signature model of Bob Weir, guitarist of the American rock band Grateful Dead. This guitar is a re-creation of a guitar that was custom built for Weir in around 1976 which had a limited edition production run in 2005. Weir referred to the guitar as “cowboy fancy” when Jeff Hasselberg of Ibanez asked what he wanted his guitar to look like. Click here to read more about Bor Weir.


Ibanez is a Japanese guitar brand owned by Hoshino Gakki. Based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe, as well as the first brand of guitars to mass-produce the seven-string guitar and eight-string guitar. Ibanez manufactures effects, accessories, amps, and instruments in Japan, China, Indonesia and in the USA (at a Los Angeles-based custom shop).