2013 - number 102. Labelled, numbered, dated and signed by the maker.
East Indian rosewood, of good quality, straight-grained with attractive multi-line purfling and rosewood bindings. The absence of back centre-strip highlights the natural beauty of the rosewood.
Top bout:- 275 mm wide & 94 mm deep.
Waist:- 234 mm & 98 mm deep.
Bottom bout:- 364 mm wide & 97 mm deep.
All shellac french-polished.
European spruce - a lovely fine-grained, silky top with lots of medullary figuring, distinctive rosette and rosewood bridge with bone-edged tie-block.
Pironi with engraved brass side-plates, aluminium rollers and ebony buttons
65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard
52mm at the nut with 42 mm string spacing.
In very good condition - with very minor marks only.
Stephen Eden having learned his craft from Stephen Hill and Pablo Requena some time ago, has really found his stride producing consistently persuasive instruments that work very well in all departments - they have depth, good balance, clear rounded treble, plenty of volume and good playing comfort. This one has a rich bass combined with a clear, projecting treble and plenty of volume.
These are professional standard performance instruments still at very reasonable price and giving much more expensive guitars a serious run for their money.
Stephen Eden - Click here to find out more about this maker
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