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Rein R1 Guitar

Rein R1 Guitar

$ 6,500.00

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Thomas Rein R1 Guitar

  • Old Indian Rosewood back & sides -
  • This Rosewood was purchased from the late Joseph Wallo in Arlington VA. In the 60s and 70s India would still ship rosewood logs out of the country and their production was of forest grown trees. Nowadays, all the Indian rosewood on the market is plantation grown in India, Malaysia, or Indonesia. Wallo bought the wood from a German supplier who cut up the wood into guitar sets. The sets that Tom Rein has are stamped "Made in Germany"(!)
  • Lutz Spruce top - French Polished
  • When Lance played this guitar, he was using just his left hand on 1 track and remarked, "it plays itself" - THAT's how responsive it is!
  • The rosette is a beautiful marquetry
  • Rosewood bindings with green purfling
  • Comfortable profile on the mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Ebony faceplate with wooden builder logo
  • Chrome Schaller open back tuning machines
  • Ebony bridge
  • This model is based on the old Robert Johnson Gibson L-1 guitar, and it excels at fingerstyle & blues
  • Superior brand case included
  • Frets to Body: 13
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4"
  • Saddle Spacing: 2 1/4"