Gerald Sheppard Ave Maria Guitar (2005)
Mastergrade Brazilian rosewood back & sides on this Sheppard GC cutaway guitar
Mastergrade Italian Alpine spruce top
Curly koa bindings with red purfling lines
Spectacular Blue paua abalone top trim and back center strip
Ebony fretboard with sparkling paua inlays
Appalachian, Red spruce bracing
Originally retailed for over $17,000 back in 2005
Headstock MOP & abalone builder logo with rose
Gold Gotoh 510 tuning machines with Ebonoid buttons
Fossilized Ivory nut & saddle
Ebony bridge with Ebony bridge pins/paua dots
The tone is crystalline and pure
Original AVS case included
From the original owner, Near mint condition
Condition: Used, Near Mint
Frets to body: 14
Scale Length: 25.4"
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Saddle string spacing: 2 1/4"
Lower Bout: 15"
Depth at tail: 4 1/2"