ESTHAUG Prototype Guitar No. 1 Stamped S 16 N 59 Scale length of 654mm, 20th fret.

*Top in Canadian Cedar
*Body in solid rosewood (Dalbergia Latifelia, Cites OK) for the back and sides (exterior part then interior structured -wood composite-, Linden, balsa, red-stained maple, for a final thickness of 7 mm)

For the ebony components of this instrument, the ebony is of the highest choice coming from a vintage stock, certainly estimated to be over 50 years old. The stability of this wood and its fineness are exceptional.


*Neck in Honduras Cedar (Swietenia Macrophylla, Cites ok)
*Fingerboard, bridge, head, bindings, rosette reinforcement in African ebony (Diospyros Crassiflora, Cites ok) *End block of sides at the bottom of the body (ebony/mahogany Bubinga composite –Guibourtia Demeusei, Cites ok-)
*Concept of the top bracing in Lattice, 100% spruce composed of 117 glued pieces (spruce extracted from a table of a very old Pleyel piano)
*Back braces composite, spruce/red-stained maple
*Back strip composite in three layers of maple, one stained red
*Bottom edge binding of sides composed of ebony and red binding
The side bindings are made of ebony paired with a small red binding then black-stained linden at the base.
*This guitar contains a rosette whose alphanumeric motifs (maple/linden stained black) sign (in the mass) the references of the instrument. No label appearing inside.
The bridge is made of ebony, its tailpiece is fitted with a bone frame enhanced by a small black-red-black binding. Its nut is made of bone
*Nuts *Schaller Grand Tune Hauser Tuning Machines – Ball Bearing Axles
*The neck is lacquered black, dyed in the mass.
*Ultra-thin PU varnish, total weight, including neck, of about 25g.

Esthaug S16 N59   Sold !!!

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