Bourgeois 000 Vintage – Aged Tone Italian Spruce & Ziricote

Serial Number: 10417
Weight: 4 lbs 12 oz

The 000 is identical in body size to the 14 fret OM, though with a short scale, 25” neck and a  1 3/4” width nut. A short scale length brings the nut a little closer to the player, slightly reduces string tension and improves ease of playability, though at the expense of modestly reduced single-note power and presence. Why do we offer such seemingly minute variations on a similar theme? Because the 14 fret 000 has been favored for generations as a go-to instrument for vocal accompaniment.

Other specifications include:

  • Aged Tone Italian Spruce Top
  • Ziricote Back & Sides
  • Aged Tone Adirondack Spruce Torrefied Braces
  • 25″ Short Scale
  • Extra Vintage Rosette
  • Extra Vintage Zigzag Backstrip
  • Grained Ivoroid Body Binding
  • 30s Style Herringbone Top Purfling
  • Square Headstock with Diamond Head Shape
  • Madagascar Rosewood Head Veneer
  • Ebony Fretboard and Bridge
  • 1 3/4″ Nut Width
  • Short Pattern Abalone Slotted Squares & Diamonds Fretboard Inlays
  • Black Fretboard Binding
  • Ebony Belly Bridge 2 5/16″ Spacing
  • Nickel Waverly Oval Tuners
  • Signature Label
  • Animal Protein Glue
  • Satin Neck Finish
  • Satin Headstock Finish
  • Aged Tone Body Finish
  • Bone with Black Dot Pins
  • Hard Case
  • 4 lb 12 oz
  • 10417

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