Stephen Eden of Bexhill

  • Year:

    2020 no.167. Replica of 1958 Hauser II - number 660. Labelled (with Hauser II-style label), numbered, dated and signed by the maker.

  • Body:

    Beautiful, straight-grained, dark-colour, Indian rosewood with Hauser pattern purfling and bindings.
    Body length:- 483 mm.
    Top bout:- 283 mm wide & 93 mm deep.
    Waist:- 238 mm & 97 mm deep.
    Bottom bout:- 367 mm wide & 97 mm deep.
    All shellac french-polished.

  • Front:

    Especially-selected, old, Austrian bearclaw spruce - a very fine-grained, silky top with a lovely and precisely-made rosette, a slim-line, dark rosewood bridge and the double, purfling all in the Hauser style. Shellac french-polished.

  • Tuners:

    Klaus Scheller precision, H60 machine tuners with Hauser pattern, engraved nickel silver side-plates, white rollers and snakewood buttons, all mounted on a rosewood-faced head.

  • Scale:

    646mm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard.

  • Neck Width:

    51mm at the nut with 43mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1518 grams

  • Condition:

    New. Pristine.

  • Comments:

    This guitar is a faithful bench copy, replica of Hauser II 1959-660, made after many hours of survey and measurement of the 1959 instrument - which is in our permanent collection. Few of this replica shall be made. The outcome is extremely successful with feel and sound truly reflecting the original remembering one is new and the other is 60 years old. With air resonance around F, it has the expected Hauser depth of bass with a very clear, flexible, sweet treble.
    This is a really very fine guitar, beautifully-crafted and sounding excellent already. A real treat!

    Stephen Eden - Click here to find out more about this maker

  • Price:
    Sold November 2020
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