Pre-war Richter 00-size, 14-fret round hole archtop, 1 13/16” nut, 2 5/16” string spacing, incredible feel, looks and sound


Nothing “tinny” sounding about this small body archtop, this guitar belts out tone like nobody's business. Great combination of body size and acoustic design. Completely rebuilt and capable of handling various playing styles.

SPECS: 00-size body, 14-fret neck, ladder-braced solid spruce top, solid birch rim and back in black finish, paddle headstock with original embossed makers stamp on back, tortoise style binding top and soundhole, period tuning machines, steel reinforced poplar neck with a full “V” neck profile, rosewood fretboard with new frets and MOP markers, ebony floating bridge, bone nut and saddle. Nut width: 1 13/16”, String Spacing: 2 5/16”, Scale length: 25.5”, Upper bout: 10 3/8”, Lower Bout: 14 3/4”, Body length: 18 3/8“, Widest body depth: 3 7/8”, Overall length: 39 1/4” , Neck thickness at 1st fret: 7/8”, Neck thickness at 5th fret: 7/8”, Action: 1/8”, string gauge setup: 52-11s.

CONDITION: Solid guitar rebuilt for the modern player. Scuffs to finish on sides and back from honest wear. Work included neckset with steel reinforcement added, top replacement with fresh bracing, new fretboard and frets, and repairs to seams, braces, bridgeplate, bridge, touchups and setup.

SOUND: I’ve never had a small body archtop sound so good. Best example yet, hands down.

PRICE: $899


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