HOLD – Santa Cruz Style 1 African Blackwood/Ancient Sitka Spruce

Serial Number: 384

This is SPECIAL. VERY special…

Poppa Eddie has a new Santa Cruz Style 1 in African Blackwood and Ancient Sitka Spruce to lay on you. Heirloom quality, playable monster, projection, and tone king.

She’s a looker, she’s a player. Everything about it is perfect.

Balance: check.
Projection: check.
Looks: check.

From S.C:
To properly introduce the Santa Cruz Style 1, it is necessary to echo the historic positioning of the SCGC PJ guitar.  The parlor-style body was the pinnacle of the art of guitar making up until the late 19th century. This was the optimal size for tonal perfection. The reason guitars got bigger was to make them louder. With amplification and modern recording techniques, we can once again embrace sound quality over sound quantity.

The original body shapes of the fledgling C.F. Martin & Co. included the Size 1, a relatively large guitar for the era. Fast-forward to the new millennium where this design is very well suited for contemporary fingerstyle techniques. Santa Cruz Guitar Company’s interpretation of this wonderfully sized instrument is in response to players’ demands for this traditionally sweet-sounding guitar. SCGC’s ability to achieve surprising volume and presence in a smaller-bodied instrument gives the Style 1 a solid position in the contemporary guitarist’s repertoire.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Wood Type African Blackwood
  • Back Stripe Cocobolo
  • Body Binding Cocobolo
  • Top Wood Type Ancient Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette Abalone
  • FS Style Blue Top Purfling
  • Bracing/Voicing Scalloped Adirondack Attached with Hot Hide Glue
  • Advanced X Bracing
  • Torch Peghead Inlay
  • Peghead Slotted
  • Peghead Binding Cocobolo with FS Purfling
  • Overlay Material Cocobolo
  • Width at Nut 1-13/16″
  • Neck Shape V
  • Fingerboard Cocobolo
  • 45 Style Fingerboard Inlay with SCGC Logo
  • Buffed Neck
  • Fingerboard Side Dots Black
  • Width at 12th Fret 2-5/16″
  • Fingerboard Binding Cocobolo with FS Purfling
  • Scale Length 24.75
  • Finish Top Clear/Buffed
  • Back & Sides Clear/Buffed
  • Neck Clear/Matte
  • Pickguard Tortoise Unattached
  • 3 on a plate Gold Waverly w/ Snakewood
  • Cocobolo Pyramid Bridge
  • Custom Bridge Spacing 2-1/4″
  • Hard Case
  • #384

For more information about the Santa Cruz Style 1, please contact us.

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