Santa Cruz Archtop Guitar (1997)
All solid wood, hand-crafted, 17" archtop guitar, very rare, no longer in production
Fantastically figured, German, Fiddleback Maple back & sides
Fully carved, Tap-Tuned, Sitka Spruce top
Flame Maple neck
Ivoroid body, fretboard & headstock bindings
Ebony fretboard with Art Deco "fan" pearl inalys
Ebony headstock faceplate with Pearl Logo
Ebony (bound) pickguard with 2 control knobs
2 bound f holes
Compensated, adustable Ebony bridge
Gold Schaller tuning machines with Ebony buttons
Gold adjustable Finger tailpiece
Bartolini floating pickup
This instrument first & foremost is for acoustic performance, and it really delivers. Plugged in, it provides all whole different level of enjoyment.
We performed a neck set on intake, so this instrument is eager to make some serious music Now!
Condition: Used, Excellent
Frets to body: 14
Scale Length: 25.375"
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Lower Bout: 17"
Depth at Tail: 3"