Atkin Essential 000A, Mahogany & Sitka Spruce - Pre-Owned

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Atkin Guitars are making some of the best pre war-inspired acoustics around out of their Canterbury, England workshop. Their Essential series guitars are just like they sound - classic mahogany plus baked Sitka spruce, no frills appointments, and pure, traditional guitar tone. Their lightweight 000 is sweet, woody and well-balanced, with an easy-playing 24-7/8" scale, 1-3/4" nut, and a rounded C profile neck. Cosmetically, this guitar is on the better end of the "player grade" spectrum. The aged tone finish has evenly distributed crazing, and a couple of finish dings can be found on both the front and back. But otherwise, this guitar is ready for a second life, with frets that show almost no sign of wear, excellent playability and intonation.

  • Body: 000
  • Top: Baked Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany with C profile
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Ebony, belly-style
  • Finish: Aged tone, relic
  • Binding: Tortoise
  • Tuners: Nickel Gotoh
  • Nut and saddle: Bone
  • Truss rod: Dual action, adjustable
  • Scale length: 24-7/8"
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • Lower bout: 15"
  • Depth: 4-1/8"
  • Serial number: 1278
  • Case: Atkin hardshell

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