Baranik Retreux Parlor "Bee's Knees", Beeswing Figured Bubinga & Italian Spruce - Pre-Owned
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This Retreux Parlor, nicknamed the "Bee's Knees", from CA-based luthier Mike Baranik has a surprisingly rich, powerful tone for a guitar this size. Beeswing figured bubinga and Italian spruce are paired together, and the neck joins the body at the 13th fret, giving the player the advantages of the 12-fret design with a little more access up the neck. The condition of this pre-owned parlor is excellent, and it ships in its original hard case.
- Body: Parlor, 13-fret
- Top: Italian spruce
- Back and sides: Beeswing figured bubinga
- Scale length: 24.5"
- Nut width: 1-3/4"
- String spacing: 2-1/4"
- Lower bout: 12-3/8”
- Nut and saddle: Bone
- Fretboard and headstock: Ebony
- Fret wire: EVO Gold
- Rosette and accents: Cream and red striped acrylic
- Bridge and pins: Ebony
- Tuners: Gotoh 510 Cosmo
- Features: Soundport
- Case: Cedar Creek hard case
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Californian Mike Baranik is one of the most widely-respected luthiers in the USA, and has been a mainstay on the modern lutherie scene for a number of years. We've received a number of Mike's guitars into our pre-owned section over the years, but we are delighted to finally be representing Mike's work.