Kevin Ryan Nightingale Grand Soloist Guitar (used, 2011)
Quarter-sawn Pau Ferro back & sides. Otherwise known as Brazilian ironwood, Morado, or Leopard tree -- It is a tree found in Brazil and Bolivia. Its tonal characteristics mirror that of Brazilian rosewood.
Very fine Carpathian Spruce top
Kevin's innovative ergonomic top Bevel with acoustic Flutes
Spectacular Larry Robinson Flower bouquet fretboard inlay with over 250 individual pieces. The photos really do not do it justice.
Rosewood headstock faceplate with abalone logo
Gotoh 510 gold tuning machines with ebonoid buttons and "R" logo
Abalone rosette & top purfling
Rosewood binding, heelcap & bevel
Ebony bridge with Ebony bridge pins/abalone dot
Custom Calton harbor blue granite case with builder logo
Near Mint condition, this guitar has been in a large collection that is carefully monitored for temp & humidity.
As with every Kevin Ryan guitar, you will enjoy the benefit of years of research & innovation. Here are a few of the design features this guitar has:
Engineered Laser Cut Bracing (last picture)
Acoustic Honeycomb (last picture)
Spherically- Arched Back
Kevin's original integrated ergonomic bevel with acoustic flutes