We have just received this wonderful Eastman AR503CE Archtop guitar. Features on this model include a carved Spruce top, Nitro lacquer classic finish, an Ebony bridge, tailpiece, pickguard and fretboard, and an elevated level of craftsmanship and attention to detail. Eastman have a well deserved reputation for producing a perfect blend of expertly designed features influenced by some of the worlds classics, and at the same time they offer remarkable value. After all this is a hand built Nitro finished carved spruce top archtop. These days you just don't typically expect this level of instrument without looking to spend far more. This version looks totally gorgeous, and offers the player interested in a full vintage tone superior midrange and volume, combined with a stellar list of premium specifications, and wonderful attention to detail. The attractive Venetian cutaway and tasteful f hole body design works superbly well with this instruments impressive Kent Armstrong mounted humbucking pickup. Eastman guitars have recently become a far more recognised and loved brand, and in many ways they have dazzled the worlds stage by offering traditional hand crafted jazz instruments, that boast a perfect blend of tone and attention to detail, combined with affordability. This AR503CE version is the most sought after from the whole family, and even comes including an official hard case.
Neck Material: 3 piece maple
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Fretwire: 20-Jescar FW47104-P
Scale Length: 25"
Body Style: Venetian
Body Dimensions: 16" X 2-9/16"
Body Top: Carved Spruce
Body Back/Sides: Laminated Flamed Maple
F Hole Material: Ivoroid 3-ply
Head Cap Veneer Material: Ebony
Truss Rod: Single Acting
Headstock Style: AR
Binding Material: Ivoroid, 5-ply top, 3-ply back
Logo Material: Maple
Side Dot Color: Black
Hardware Color: Gold
Pickguard Material: Ebony
Pickguard Binding Material: None
Tailpiece Material: Gold & Ebony
Bridge: Ebony, 2-3/32" Spacing
Tuners: Ping RM-1272GR
Neck Pickup: Kent Armstrong HPAG-1N
Truss Rod Cover: Ebony
Case: Hardshell Case
* Remember that every Eastman guitar purchased from us here at Musicstreet is perfectly setup in our workshop prior to sale at no extra cost to the customer. By doing this we feel that you will receive the best possible playing instrument which has been thoroughly checked in every respect. If you have a specific string brand / gauge you would like any guitar from us setup with please drop us a note in with your purchase or call in store for your personal setup
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