Andersen Emerald City Archtop Guitar, Flamed Maple & Engelmann Spruce - Pre Owned

$8,000

Sold Make an enquiry

Details

This Andersen Emerald City in flamed maple and engelmann spruce is an absolutely wonderful instrument. Pre-owned and in mint condition, this beautiful Arch Top has just arrived at our London showroom and boy oh boy are we pleased about it.

Steve Andersen has been highly respected in the archtop world for many years and judging by this beautiful ornate Emerald City Archtop Guitar you can see why. Beautifully gilded with Deco Mother-of-Pearl appointments on the headstock and fingerboard and handcrafted bridge, pickguard, and tailpiece this guitar should be in an art gallery as much as it should be on stage. However, it is the tone that really sets it apart! Acoustically this Emerald City Archtop has a warm, rich and strong voice. It is beautifully clear but packs a real punch. 

Borrowing its moniker from a popular nickname for Seattle, the Emerald City is among the most ornate of the Andersen archtop guitars. It’s curvaceous lines are stylistically inspired by the Art Deco movement of the early 1900’s. Careful attention to detail and timeless elegance combine to make the Emerald City an object of beauty, as well as a remarkable sounding guitar.

Fitted with a Benedetto humbucker, really manages to capture the full voice when amplified. She plays like a dream and has been kept in fabulous condition by its original owner. This is one archtop not to be missed.

  • BRAND Andersen, Steven
  • MODEL Emerald City
  • SERIAL #349
  • NEW/PREOWNED Preowned
  • CONDITION Mint
  • BODY TYPE(S) Large
  • BACK & SIDES Maple
  • TOP Spruce - Engelmann
  • NECK WOOD Maple
  • BRIDGE Ebony Adjustable
  • ROSETTE Bound F Holes
  • TOP TRIM Violin Lines
  • FINGERBOARD Ebony
  • FINGERBOARD BINDINGS Ivoroid
  • FRET MARKERS Custom M.O.P. Block
  • FRETS TO BODY 14
  • HEAD PLATE Ebony 
  • HEADSTOCK INLAY Builder Logo, Custom Deco M.O.P Inlay 
  • BODY BINDINGS Ivoroid
  • TUNERS Schaller Deco
  • TUNER FINISH Gold With MOP Buttons
  • CUTAWAY Venetian
  • PICKGUARD Ebony Bound in Ivoroid
  • PICKUP Benedetto Humbucker
  • BODY LENGTH 20.75 in
  • UPPER BOUT 13 in
  • LOWER BOUT 17 in
  • BODY DEPTH HEEL 3 in
  • BODY DEPTH TAIL 3 in
  • SCALE LENGTH 25.4 in
  • SCALE LENGTH (MM)645.16 mm
  • NUT WIDTH1.75 in 
  • NUT WIDTH (MM)44.5 mm
  • STRING SPACING 2.13 in
  • STRING SPACING (MM)54.102 mm

Benefits

Fully insured global shipping

All instruments ship direct from Nashville to anywhere in the world, fully insured with trusted global couriers

Easy Returns

Every guitar comes with a 72-hour appraisal period so if you're not satisfied you can return the instrument to us

Why Buy From The North American Guitar

Secure payment methods

We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as PayPal or bank and wire transfers

Flexible finance options

We offer an array of flexible finance options so that you can secure your dream guitar

Safe and secure packaging

All instruments ship in triple-layered guitar boxes stuffed with packing peanuts

Global shipping

We use the most trustworthy couriers to give peace of mind no matter the location

No hidden fees or taxes

What you see at checkout is what you pay so there are no surprises at your door

72-hour appraisal period

All our guitars come with an appraisal period meaning easy returns if you’re not satisfied