Used – Santa Cruz D-300R – Adi/Brazilian (Tony Rice) (1988)

Serial Number: 6.88
This guitar was the main recording and touring instrument for Mr. Alex Beaton. Alex is a world renown Traditional Scottish Folksinger and has been considered the greatest Scottish Folk Musician in the US. His musical catalog is enormous, most of which was performed on this very instrument. 
This gorgeous vintage example of one of the best Santa Cruz models is exquisite to behold. Old growth German spruce and quarter sawn Brazilian Rosewood are the key tonal contributors. The Sunrise pickup sounds great amplified – and can be easily swapped for a different pickup if desired.

Other specifications include:

  • Built in June, 1988
  • German Spruce top
  • Quarter Sawn Brazilian Rosewood back and sides
  • Grained Ivoroid body binding
  • Grained Ivoroid neck binding
  • Herringbone Top Border
  • Brazilian Rosewood headstock veneer
  • Large Soundhole (4.25” diameter)
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • SCGC Logo at 12th fret
  • Ebony belly bridge
  • Scalloped Sikta spruce braces
  • 1.70” nut width
  • 2.20” bridge spacing
  • Slim V neck
  • Chrome Gotoh Tuning Machines
  • Guitar has been played and toured with heavily over the past 30 years
  • Lacquer finish has many checked and cracked areas
  • One repaired top crack in forearm area
  • One repaired side crack in treble side rim
  • Professionally installed Sunrise sound hole pickup
  • Has been refretted and had a neck reset at Santa Cruz Guitar Co. in the past few years
  • Sounds and plays wonderful 
  • #300
  • Hard Case
  • #6.88

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