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Tippin 000-12T Guitar with 3 piece Back

Tippin 000-12T Guitar with 3 piece Back

$ 6,995.00

Tippin 000-12 Fret Guitar (Used, 2000)

  • Beautiful Asian rosewood back & sides on this 000 Tippin guitar
  • The 3 piece back has a Brazilian rosewood center wedge
  • Slotted headstock with Waverly tuning machines, Ivoroid buttons
  • Colorful, abalone headstock logo
  • One piece Mahogany neck (shaded finish) with Diamond volute, Modified "V" profile
  • Adirondack Spruce top
  • German, wooden marquetry forms the top purfling
  • This same, old world marquetry separates the back pieces and borders the end graft
  • Ivoroid bindings, endgraft and heelcap
  • Ebony fretboard with "arrowhead" abalone inlays 
  • Ebony bridge with Fossilized ivory bridge pins with abalone dots
  • Abalone rosette
  • Excellent condition
  • Original AVS case with rolled leather handle included
  • SN: 1100129
  • This guitar is from the original owner, Tim Kring, Hollywood producer of note (think "Crossing Jordon," "Heroes," Touch", or "Heroes Reborn."  There is an interior label bearing his name. He personally visited Bill Tippin to spec out the build. If you ever hear of a TV character with a name like "Mr. Goodall"  or "Mr Lowden," you can be Tim had a hand in the production, somewhere along the line. This guitar was handcrafted in 2000.
  • Condition: Used, Near Mint
  • Frets to body: 12
  • Scale Length: 25.25"
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4"
  • Saddle string spacing: 2 5/16"