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TW Doyle Masterbuilt 1850 Supreme-Handmade AAA Maple Flame Archtop F-Hole Guitar

$26,999.00
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"Tom Doyle has been making superb guitars for over 40 years. His instruments have been played and enjoyed by top professional and serious amateurs all over the world. He is also the inventor of the T.W. Doyle pick-ups system, which is unmatched in the resonance and depth it brings to electric guitars. The unique quality of Tom Doyle's artistry is attested to by the fact that he has been the luthier to Les Paul and countless other guitar luminaries for many decades. In addition, Tom is a master guitarist who has developed his own distinctive finger picking style which he combines in his playing with a rare sense of musicality. Tom has been a luthier, builder, restorer, and tech for over 40 years and currently runs his own guitar building school in New Jersey. He has customized, repaired, and modified guitars for such artists as George Benson, Sting, Bucky Pizzarelli, Al Caiola, Al Dimeola, Tony Mottola, Jimmy Page, and of course, the late Les Paul. Tom now plays his own handmade “Doyle 1850 Guitar” featuring his own low impedance pickups."

 -Handmade AAA Maple Flame Archtop F-Hole Guitar #1 of 26 Ever Made

Specs:

The Wood -
Back: Aged Honduran Mahogany- 2 Piece with Ornamental Feature Strip
Sides: Solid Aged Honduran Mahogany (to reduce/eliminate feedback)
Top: Domestic Curly Flamed AAA Maple* - 2 Piece Book matched
Neck: 1 Piece Solid Aged Honduran Mahogany (joined at the 17th fret)     Fingerboard: African Ebony*
Headstock: Dyed Maple Veneer*

Construction -
Nut: Solid Bone*
Frets: Medium Jumbo Nickel Silver Alloy Vintage w/ Higher Crown*
Inlays: Mother of Pearl – Rectangles*
Joint: 17th Fret Long Tenon Hot Hide Glue
Binding: Single white on Neck/5 Ply on Top /3 Ply on Bottom
Top: Hand Carved Inside and Out – Sculpted Accentuated Bell
Scale: 24 3/4” (Adjusted)
F Holes: Single Ply White Binding – Special Angle
Fingerboard: Ducktail Detail at Body
Headpiece: Asymmetric Design for Enhanced Intonation and String Balance Feel

Hardware -
Tuners: Schaller M6 3+3 Guitar Machines – 12:1 Tuning Ratio*
Tailpiece: Bigsby B7 Cast Aluminum Vibrato*
Bridge: Vintage ABR1 Tune-o-matic*
Studs: Faber German Precision w/Thumbwheel Adjust
Pickups: Doyle Coils TRU-CLONES PAF Humbuckers in Gold Finish     Potentiometers: 500K (Volume, Volume, Tone Controls)
Switch: Standard Switchcraft 3 Way Toggle
Mini Switches: 1X Single Pole Double Throw Sub-miniatures
Strap Buttons : Schaller Guitar Strap Locks and Buttons

The Finish -
Color: Antique Burst* - 4 to 5 Color “Blush” w/ Aniline Dyes and Grain Enhancer
Finished in Special 27 Coat Nitrocellulose Lacquer Process w/ Antique Amber and Clear
Wet Sanding Every 5 Coats and Hand Buffed for Deluxe 3D Mirror Finish

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.