LTD by ESP Left Handed Guitars & Basses 2013

Neal January 27, 2013 16

ESP is a Japanese manufacturer of guitars, founded in 1975 by Hisatake Shibuya in Tokyo.   In 1996 ESP launched LTD, a new subsidiary brand which offered similar quality to the ESP range but at a more affordable price point.

LTD have definitely upped their game for 2013 by offering considerably more left handed models than in previous years.  The information below is taken from the 2013 ESP USA catalogue so expect availability to differ depending on where you live. Check back soon for an updated list as more guitars are announced.

ESP LTD Elite Left Handed Guitars

ESP Ltd Elite Left Handed Guitars

3. M-II
4. ST-1
5. ST-1 EMG 

ESP LTD Left Handed Electric Guitars

ESP LTD 2013 Left Handed Guitar Bass

1. EC-1000 Vintage Black
2. EC-1000QM See Thru Black Cherry
3. EC-1000 Silver Sunburst
4. EC-401FM Reindeer Blue
5. EC-401 Olympic White
6. EC-330 Black
7. EC-256FM Lemon Drop
8. EC-100QM See Thru Black Cherry
9. EC-50 Black Satin
10. EC-50 Black Cherry
11. AX-50 Black Satin
12. Alexi-200 Black
13. Viper 100FM See Thru Black
14. TE-202 3-Tone Burst
15. MH-350NT See Thru Black
16. MH-50 Black
17. M-100FM See Thru Black
18. M-50 Black Satin
19. Snakebyte Snow White
20. KH-602 Black
21. H-101FM Amber Sunburst
22. F-50 Black
23. EX-360 Black
24. EX-50 Black

ESP LTD Left Handed Bass Guitars

ESP LTD Left Handed Bass Guitars 2013 Lefty

1. D-4 Natural Satin
2. B-204SM Natural Satin
3. B-55 Black
4. B-50 Black

ESP LTD Left Handed Acoustic Guitars

AC-10E Natural Gloss – currently no image

For more information:
ESP Guitars Website
ESP 2013 USA Catalogue (PDF)


  1. Eking January 28, 2013 at 12:40 am - Reply

    absolutely dissapointing :(

  2. sait January 29, 2013 at 1:02 am - Reply


    Why not sell these guitars turkey.?

  3. Justin January 29, 2013 at 1:41 am - Reply

    I expected some more basses. :/ anyway, where can i get the lefty D-4?

  4. Patrick January 31, 2013 at 9:47 pm - Reply

    Seems like these company always try and push the color black on us lefties. It’s nice to see more color choices for a change. I can’t wait to order number 7.

    • Neal February 1, 2013 at 8:18 am - Reply

      7 has actually been available here in the UK for a little while now. I guess it was popular enough that they decided to make it available to everyone else.

      • Kevin March 6, 2013 at 10:24 am - Reply

        Had no idea number 7 was available in the UK. It wasn’t the last time I scoured the internet for new lefty guitars (a while ago now I admit). Not sure whether to thank you or not for bringing this to my attention as am now battling with myself about whether to buy one or not :-) Can’t really justify the purchase right now but have always fancied something like this!

  5. Chris February 6, 2013 at 6:55 pm - Reply

    I would also like to know where I can get the D-4 bass (or B-204) – but I think they will be available in the U.S. only?

  6. Stephen February 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    none of the links work :(

    • mcarp555 February 11, 2013 at 4:04 pm - Reply

      You may need to go through the main website, which still works. For example the D-4 bass would be:

  7. ADT February 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm - Reply

    Some how, some way, the EC401 is also available in black (gloss), but only in Canada ( and the UK (, but NOWHERE else. LAMusic does ship to the US though. I got mine and I love it. I don’t mind black, as long as it doesn’t have gold hardware.

  8. Nico February 20, 2013 at 9:11 am - Reply

    Any info about availability of the EC-401 in OW for Europe?

    I’ve just checked on keymusic : 899€ for a lefty EC-401, when the same guitar for right handed costs 689€? I know we shouldn’t always complain when they release new models, but come on this is a joke!!.
    On other websites the EC-1000 LH is currently offered for 899€ or less…

  9. Stephen March 19, 2013 at 12:39 am - Reply


    • Stephen March 19, 2013 at 12:40 am - Reply

      These are the electric guitar links that work. :-)

  10. Nico March 22, 2013 at 1:03 pm - Reply

    Apparently some models from the Elite serie will be proposed in left-handed version.

    However I didn’t see the LH specification in the catalog..

  11. Nico April 3, 2013 at 1:02 pm - Reply

    Some new models just appeared on Thomann :) :

    625 euros for the EC-401, what a difference!

  12. Jarle helgesen August 7, 2014 at 6:27 am - Reply


    Im looking for a esp ex-360 or ex-50. but i dont know wich one is best, in norwegian the price is huge differents. can anybody help and tell me wich one its the best?

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