Fairbanks F-40 Acoustic Guitar, Torrefied Maple & Red Spruce


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  • 25% deposit secures the guitar
  • Spread the remaining cost over 3 months

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  • F-40:
  • Natural finish- nitro over shellac
  • Torrefied maple & Red Spruce
  • Ziricote fingerboard and bridge
  • 1-3/4" nut
  • 2-1/4" bridge spacing
  • Full modern C neck
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony headstock veneer/ black painted headstock rear
  • Period correct Kluson 'tulip' tuning machines
  • MOP parallelogram fingerboard inlay
  • MOP crown headstock inlay
  • MOP Maltese cross bridge inlay
  • 2 way truss rod
  • ABS binding/multiple purfling on top and back


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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



Dale Fairbanks certainly understands the minutiae of turn of the century Gibson guitars and uniqley captures that within his own instruments, aka Fairbanks Guitars.

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Why Buy From The North American Guitar

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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