1940 Harmony Serenader 0-size, 12-fret in ladder-braced cedar/birch, 1 3/4” nut, 2 5/16” string spacing, easy to play with nice sustain

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The cedar top, imported from an early classical guitar, transformed this guitar into a sweet sounding fingerstyler that offers way more sustain than its original all-birch wood set could ever have. The setup allows for easy fretting yet the volume is not diminished by a light touch. Nice example in solid, updated condition.

SPECS: 0-size body, 12-fret neck with paddle headstock, ladder-braced solid cedar top in natural finish, birch sides and back in tobacco brown lacquer finish, top and sound hole binding, original poplar neck with headstock stencil, steel neck reinforcement, period tuning machines, “D” neck profile, new ebony fretboard with new frets, MOP markers, new ebony bridge and pins, bone nut and saddle, Nut width: 1 3/4”, String Spacing: 2 5/16“, Scale length: 24”, Upper bout: 9 1/2“, Lower Bout: 13 1/4”, Body length: 17 3/4”, Widest body depth: 3 3/4”, Overall length: 36”, Neck thickness at 1st fret: 13/16”, Neck thickness at 5th fret: 7/8”, Action: 1/8”, string gauge setup: D’addario EJ26 custom light gauge in standard tuning.

CONDITION: Solid rebuilt condition save one old repaired back hairlines. Bracing was updated to accommodate modern string tension. Other work included neckset, new bridge and bridge plate, new tuners, setup.

SOUND: Full with above average volume for its size. Fun fingerstyle guitar. Action can be adjusted to suit your playing style.

PRICE: $599

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