Gurian Vintage 1973 Acoustic Guitar Model S3BH – Brazillian Rosewood Back Sides & Fingerboard!

Gurian Vintage 1973 Acoustic Guitar Model S3BH – Brazillian Rosewood Back Sides & Fingerboard!

$5,995.00

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Here's your chance to own a beautiful 1973 Gurian Acoustic Guitar. This is a great example of one of  esteemed luthier Michael Gurian's acoustic builds. With a  Brazilian Rosewood fretboard as well as the back & sides....this has the tone, resonance, warmth, and balance inherent in a well made instrument. Build sheets, original hang tag and OHSC Included ( As Shown In Photos). Frets in great shape and plays great!

Nut Width : 1.69"

Weight : 4.35 lbs

"The Gurian Guitar company was founded in around 1965 by luthier Michael Gurian who built first classical then steel string instruments with a number of unique design features including a more rounded body shape than those of other manufacturers, a long scale length, narrow "electric"-style neck (in later years a few instruments were built with a wider fingerboard), and an unusual fan-derived bracing system for the top of the guitar. The earliest guitars were built in various small workshops in New York City, followed by a move to larger premises in Hinsdale, New Hampshire in 1973 where the majority of guitars were built. The company suffered a disastrous fire in its Hinsdale factory in 1979 which resulted in the loss of most of the instrument stock and associated tools, but rebuilt in a new location in West Swanzey, New Hampshire until 1981-2 when it was forced to close due to prevailing economic conditions. Following the cessation of his instrument making operation, Michael Gurian returned to the supply of quality wood supplies and components for other makers, the area in which he originally started."

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