Luthier’s contrabass guitar no. 457 – Sunburst

First in the World luthier nylon 5-string contrabass classical guitar which introduces the following innovations:



Double topWestern Red Cedar (Earth Master Grade)(top) / Old-growth Redwood (bottom)(Master Grade)
Back & SidesImbuya Burl (Master Grade)
Scale750 mm
Bridgecustom, African Ebony (Master Grade), hand-shaped, inlaid with natural bone and natural Baltic amber
NeckAsymmetric Turkowiak neck made of flamed sycamore maple (Master Grade) and Ancient Kauri (about 40.000 years old with a certificate of authenticity)(Master Grade) – reinforced with African Ebony strip (Master Grade)
FingerboardElevated, African Ebony with sapwood (Master Grade), 16″ compound radius, double dual-action trussrod
HeadPlatesFront: Natural Baltic amber; Back: African Ebony (Master Grade)
LogoNatural mammoth bone
SoundholeCentral single soundhole with custom ‘Sunburst’ rosette + offset single soundport with African Ebony with sapwood (Master Grade) directional bracing, binded with African Ebony (Master Grade)
HeelCapAfrican Ebony (Master Grade)
LogoNatural Baltic amber
Arm bevelSmooth, Ebony, integrated with the guitar body
Nut43 mm, natural bone, hand-shaped and polished
SaddleNatural bone, hand-shaped, polished and semi-scalloped, string spacing: 68 mm
TunersEbony knobs and black aluminum rollers with bearings and white mother of pearl screw reinforcements, ratio 18:1
BindingAfrican Ebony (Master Grade)
Fingerboard markersSide – natural bone, diameter 1.5 mm at 3, 5, 7, 9, 12 (double), 15, 17 frets
FretsEVO-GOLD (nickel-free)
VarnishHighly-resonant, antistatic (own recipe), hand-polished, high-gloss
CutawayFlorentine (sharp)
InlayFingerboard sunbursts at 3, 5, 7, 9, 11-12-13, 15, 17-18-19 frets made of natural Baltic amber
TuningStandard: ADGBE
PickguardCustom shape, Imbuya Burl (Master Grade)


HardcaseBrand, high-quality


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