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Early forties of the last century. The place is small, smoky club Minton's Playhouse in Harlem, New York. A group of young, ambitious jazz musicians is working on something new, something fresh and innovative... And then, one of the brightest moments in the history of jazz occurred, bebop was born...
Featuring premium tonewoods and master craftsmanship this guitar is a superb example of functionality and great looks in one. With number of options like your selection of back, sides and neck wood, two body sizes and big choice of pickups everything is subjected to your needs. Hand graduated top and back and traditional X bracing deliver that big, fat and warm jazz tone.

Sound sample :  acoustic / amplified

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                           Base model

Back and sides :   hand carved, graduated and tuned European flamed maple
Top :   hand carved, graduated and tuned European spruce
Body size :   15'' ( 381mm ) or 16'' ( 406mm ) lower bout
Body length :   19.2'' ( 488mm ) - 15'' body 
                                19.7 ( 500mm ) - 16'' body

Side thickness :   2.56'' ( 65mm ) - 15'' body
                                    2.68'' ( 68mm ) - 16'' body

Neck :   2 piece flamed maple laminated with rosewood or mahogany stripe
Headstock :   natural wood
Neck type :   Standard - rounded C profile
                                - thickness – 1st fret – 21.3 mm
                                                           2nd fret – 21 mm
                                                           5th fret – 21.5 mm
                                                           9th fret – 23.3 mm
Inlays :   white MOP rectangles ( optional only 12th fret marked or none )
  Nut width :     1.69'' ( 43mm )
Fingerboard :   ebony
Nut :   natural bone
Bracing :   X bracing ( European spruce )
Scale length :   25''
Number of frets :   22
Radius :   12''
Frets :   18% nickel-silver medium frets
Body binding :   plastic
Finger rest :   natural wood
Pickup ring :   natural wood
Bridge :   ebony
Tailpiece :   ebony with mahogany detail
Controls :   1 volume , 1 tone
Hardware colour :   nickel
Finish :   nitrocellulose lacquer ( high gloss or satin )
Case :   hard case


                         Additional options

Back and sides :   mahogany
Neck :  
mahogany
               
birds eye maple ( + 100 € )
Scale length :   24.75''
                                25.5''
Radius :   10''
                     14''
                     16''
Neck type : 
  Thin - rounded C profile
                               - thickness – 1st fret – 20.6 mm
                                                          2nd fret – 20.6 mm
                                                          5th fret – 21.3 mm
                                                          9th fret – 22.8 mm
                            Fat - rounded C profile
                                - thickness – 1st fret – 22 mm
                                                          2nd fret – 22 mm
                                                          5th fret – 22.5 mm
                                                          9th fret – 24 mm
Neck reinforcement : 
  carbon fiber neck rods (2 pieces) ( + 60 € )
5-ply neck :
( + 100 € )
Headstock : 
  3 tone natural wood headstock ( + 40 € )
Frets : 
  18% nickel-silver small frets
                18% nickel-silver jumbo frets
Binding : 
  natural wood binding ( + 80 € )
                       5-ply binding ( + 70 € )
F-hole binding : 
  F-hole binding ( + 40 € )
Hardware colour : 
  gold ( + 60 € )
Finish : 
  thin layer of polyurethane lacquer ( high gloss )

                   burst option ( + 60 € )

           Pickup options ( pickup included in base price )

   Built-in pickups

Kent Armstrong® Handmade built-in 12 pole humbucker
Lollar® Imperial series humbucker pickups ( neck version )
Seymour Duncan® Benedetto® A6
Seymour Duncan® Benedetto® B6
Haussel® 1959 series humbucker pickups ( neck version )

   Floating pickups

Kent Armstrong® Handmade 12 pole full size humbucker
Kent Armstrong® Handmade 12 pole mini humbucker
Seymour Duncan® Benedetto® S6
Haussel® Flat Jazz humbucker
Lollar® Johnny Smith Style humbucker

- split coil available on request in some options

Seymour Duncan® is a registered trademark of Seymour Duncan, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
Haussel® is a registered trademark of Häussel - Pickups, Am Bungart 5, Burladingen, Germany.
Lollar® is a registered trademark of Lollar Guitars, 2312 "A" Street, Tacoma, WA, USA.
Benedetto® is a registered trademark of Benedetto Guitars, Inc. 10 Mall Terrace, Suite A, Savannah, GA, USA.
Kent Armstrong® is a registered trademark of Kent Armstrong Handmade Pickups, Vermont, USA.

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