A guitar that sees little or no play, it just sits in its case in immaculate condition.
Strangely the Case Queens are often the pride of a guitar collection, but they are kept from play (especially gigs) for fear of wear, damage or theft. Instead they are doomed to remain collector's items, trapped inside a velvet lined straight jacket in a climate controlled prison.
-Jeff's had that vintage Les Paul in his cupboard for 5 years and I haven't even seen him play it once, it's a total case queen
-Yeah, he'll play any of his guitars but that one