Michael Gee of Earl's Barton

  • Year:

    2013 - number 605. Labelled, dated, numbered and signed by the maker.

  • Body:

    Indian rosewood - high quality timber, dark in colour and straight-grained with attractive purfling and back centre-strip. The sides are lined with cedar(?).
    Body length :- 487 mm.
    Top bout:- 285 mm wide & 96 mm deep.
    Waist:- 243 mm & 101 mm deep.
    Bottom bout:- 373 mm wide & 100 mm deep.

  • Front:

    In a cedar - Nomex - cedar sandwich-top construction (or 'layered-top', as Michael prefers to call it) with 5-fan struts. Attractive rosette and matching purflings in natural wood colours. Rosewood bridge with bone-framed tie-block capping.

  • Tuners:

    Waverly Sloane with weave pattern side-plates and ivoroid buttons, mounted on a head faced with rosewood.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard - and 20th fret for the 1st & 2nd strings. Mahogony neck with vee-joint

  • Neck Width:

    52mm at the nut with 43.5 mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1848 grams

  • Condition:

    The guitar is in original condition, free of repair or cracks.
    The front has playing and handling wear including nail marks to the treble side and bass side of the strings and marks from string-changing below the bridge.
    The rest of the guitar is nearly free of marks.

  • Comments:

    These Michael Gee layered top guitars are designed and known to be strong, loud instruments. This particular one has a nearer 'normal' tone range than many and is therefore particularly pleasing. It has good balance with a strong treble and warm bass. Very popular with younger players seeking power and volume, this has a good balance between strength of sound and tonal palette. Sensibly-priced.

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  • Price:
    GBP3,995 with used Hiscox case. No VAT to add to the price of this commission sale item.
  • AVAILABILITY
    IN STOCK
    + 44 (0) 1732 453 523 Contact via Email

+ 44 (0) 1732 453 523

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