Just Arrived: Beautiful Baranik Guitars...

Revered Californian luthier Mike Baranik is an individual whose work we have drooled over for quite some time, and having had a number of his remarkable builds land in our pre-owned section over the years we got well and truly hooked.

Earlier this year, we had the privilege of announcing that we would be representing Baranik Guitars and have since received some truly stunning instruments, with the latest pair both no exception to this and a true testament to why we are so deeply enamoured with the sensational guitars that emerge from Mike’s workshop.

Baranik Retreux Parlour Deluxe "E-Type"- £9,750

The first is a stylised take on his now iconic Retreux Parlour model, with upgraded deluxe specs in homage to the classic James Bond car the Jaguar E-Type, with a wide range of subtle through to blaring appointments that come together to make this a very special Parlour indeed.
  • Figured European Maple Back and Sides with Brazilian Rosewood Interior Back
  • Adirondack Spruce Top
  • Satellite Rosette
  • Vintage Nitro Tourtoiseshell Binding, Bevel
  • Black/White Checker Soundboard Purfling
  • Flame Maple Neck
  • Brazilian Rosewood Freboard w/ Tort Binding
  • 24.5" Scale Length
  • 1 25/32" Nut Width
  • 2 1/4" Saddle
  • Pinned Waverly Bridge w/ Tortoiseshell Pins
  • Brazilian Rosewood Headstock, Tort Binding
  • Waverly Tuners with Tort Buttons
  • Sidevent Soundport with Brazilian Rosewood Baffle

Baranik Geometric Meridian Concert- £11,995

The second is the Geometric Meridian Concert model. Striking and versatile in equal measure, this instrument features a jaw-dropping Cocobolo set for the back and sides coupled with a Blue Spruce top, with Mike’s keen eye for detail carrying the Geometric themes through the exterior and interior of the guitar. An inspiring and delightful all-rounder.

  • Cocobolo Back & Sides
  • Blue Spruce Top
  • Cutaway
  • 1 25/32" Nut Width
  • 2 1/4" Saddle
  • 25.25" Scale Length
  • Gold Evo Fretwire
  • Bound Sideport
  • Gotoh 510 Tuners with Ebony Buttons
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Pinned Rosewood Bridge
  • Black/Holly/Black Purfling
  • Blackwood Binding
  • Armrest Bevel
  • Custom Geometric Patterns engraved in Holly Headstock, Rosette and Accents
  • Visesnut Case

For more information on Mike Baranik or any his stunning instruments currently in our London showroom please do not hesitate to contact us on UK +44 (0) 207 835 5597 / US +1 615-383-8947 or email hello@thenorthamericanguitar.com.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Brian.

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