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Hold – Preston Thompson D-BG Brazilian

Serial Number: 1648

Preston Thompson Dreadnought models are all crafted to produce the tone and volume that the dreadnought guitar was originally designed to achieve. These are powerful instruments that, when needed, stand up to the volume of a mandolin, fiddle and banjo. They have the bass response that provides an almost full orchestral backing to vocals. Their mid-range response and bright trebles take flatpicking and lead playing to new levels of achievement. These are traditional instruments and all models are based on the famous 1937 Herringbone Dreadnought, owned by the late, great Charles Sawtelle of the award winning bluegrass band, Hot Rize. All feature Red spruce (Adirondack) tops chosen for tap tone and stiffness, advanced X brace placement, hand graduated top thickness, pre-war hand carved scalloped braces, nitro-cellulose lacquer finishes and time tested design features such as dovetail neck joints.

Other specifications include:

  • D-BG
  • Brazilian Rosewood Back and Sides
  • German Spruce Top
  • Ivoroid Binding
  • BWBW Purfling
  • 3 Ring 28 Style Rosette
  • Adirondack Spruce Braces
  • Kerfing/Spanish Cedar Braces
  • Mahogany Solid Neck
  • Grained Ivoroid Binding
  • Brazilian Rosewood PEghead Overlay
  • Logo Peghead Inlay
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Slotted Diamonds & Squares
  • 18% Nickel Silver Frets
  • 25.4″ Scale
  • Ebony Bridge
  • Bone Nut
  • Tortoise Pickguard
  • Ivoroid Bridge Pins
  • Nitro Gloss Finish
  • Waverly Nickel Tuners
  • Elixer Phosphur Bronze Med
  • Zig Zag Backstrip
  • Volute
  • Soft V neck profile
  • Nut width 1 3/4
  • Ivoroid Heel Cap
  • Advanced X Bracing pattern
  • No Tongue Brace
  • Ivoroid Tail Wedge
  • Ebony Belly Through Saddle
  • Bone Nut and Saddle 
  • Tortoise Pickguard
  • Harptone Case
  • 1648

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$12,000.00

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PLEASE CALL: 314-781-7500

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