1930s Oscar Schmidt 0-size, 12-fret in ladder-braced solid birch over birch, 1 13/16" nut, 2 5/16" string spacing, nice blues guitar


Once an early Hawaiian stencil guitar, this 0-size, 12-fret resembles the look, feel and tone of its close cousin, the First Hawaiian model made in OS’s New Jersey factory during the 1930s. With rebuilt features to meet modern standards, this guitar plays and sounds as good as it looks. Amazing value for the money.

SPECS: 0-size body, 12-fret neck, ladder-braced birch top, sides and back, slotted headstock, original tuning machines, steel reinforced poplar neck with slight “V” neck profile, new radius'd fretboard with new frets and MOP markers, rosewood bridge, ebony pins, bone nut and saddle. Nut width: 1 13/16", String Spacing: 2 5/16", Scale length: 24", Upper bout: 9 3/4", Lower Bout: 13 3/8", Body length: 17 7/8", Widest body depth: 3 3/4", Overall length: 36 5/8" , Neck thickness at 1st fret: 7/8", Neck thickness at 5th fret: 7/8", Action: 3/32", string gauge setup: custom lights 52-11 in standard tuning

CONDITION: All solid woods in excellent rebuilt condition. Some top finish scratches with a few bumps and bruises everywhere else. Back-off rebuild. Top was rebraced and back braces were reused. Work included neckset, top bracing update, new fretboard/frets, finish, bridge and a sweet setup.

SOUND: A fine blues guitar with the looks to prove it. Loud and punchy. It can take strumming, flatpicking or barefingers with the setup of your choice.

PRICE: $599

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