Rozawood 28-D Indian Rosewood New - Handmade in the Czech Republic by Roman Zajicek one of the finest luthiers in Europe and is known for his impeccable tone and high quality workmanship. Top shelf upgraded elements which include: Master grade European Alpine Spruce top, select beautiful grain Indian Rosewood back & sides, Mahogany neck, 1 23/32’’ nut width, Ebony traditional bridge & fingerboard, traditional style rosette, Ivoroid herringbone body binding, Gotoh nickel “Butterbean” tuners, double action adjustable truss rod, nitrocellulose finish, genuine bone saddle, nut, end pin & strap button &beautiful Tortoise grained pickguard. Genuine older sounding instrument with warm woody open tone, outstanding power and response, effortless playability and is so clear in all registers. What a great surprise to discover a handmade instrument with this high quality build and materials along with a total stunning smooth older vibe sound & tone in this price range. This one will compete with the best of them. Shockingly great instrument. Priced with Rozawood molded hard case.
Product ID: c237
Bourgeois Aged Tone Madagascar Rosewood New - Introducing Bourgeois guitars into our offering of great small builders instruments. Known world over for fine hand crafted guitars and our first to arrive is this outstanding specimen. Not only does it look the part of an older instrument but it sounds as if it has been around for decades. Not a “relic” look, but as the process indicates as “Aged.” Aged tone Adirondack Spruce top, Aged Tone finish, beautiful Madagascar Rosewood back & sides, traditional squared peghead with diamond volute, hide glue construction, Ebony traditional style bridge, Ebony fingerboard with diamond & squares inlay, FMI 1 23/32’’ nut width, bone bridge pins, Waverly “Butterbean” tuners, zipper back strip, satin finish headstock, B/W fiber rosette and vintage style pickguard. We are at awe at the sound of this incredible guitar as it is full of life with a “fat” warm delivery along with wonderful balance and sustain. Smooth projection that is mellow and soft but at the same time robust and powerful with no drop off anywhere. Without question the finest sounding Bourgeois we have encountered and are please to offer these fine instruments into our stock. We invite you to try this “magical” model to really appreciate the tone, overall sound and playability with stellar fit-n-finish as it will be a huge surprise. Price with deluxe custom hard case.
Product ID: 866
Martin 1953 D-18 Mahogany Excellent condition - No mystery as to the top, it is Adirondack, Mahogany back & sides, Ebony bridge, Ebony fingerboard, thru saddle, 1 11/16’’ nut width, original tuners, replacement pickguard where a large pickguard was screwed into the top (8 screws) that extends from the edge of the bottom of the fingerboard to about 1’’ below the bridge to the treble edge of the top. All holes have been plugged and the body, both top and back has been over sprayed. The original finish is visible through the over spray. No cracks with the exception of the typical b string crack, neck re-set a few months back and we are told the work was performed by Martin. Booming guitar with great tone, sustain and balance. Sounds & plays just like it is supposed to. Priced with 80’s Martin black molded case.