Iris AB Small Jumbo Acoustic Guitar, Vermont Maple & Sitka Spruce


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The Iris AB model is new for 2020, and takes its cues from a Gibson J-185 design.

This particular AB model features Vermont Maple back and sides with a Sitka Spruce top, decorated with Tortoise Celluloid binding. Its Mahogany neck is topped by a Katalox fingerboard, and the Katalox bar bridge has a bone saddle. The guitar includes a fitted hard case.

All Iris guitars are handbuilt in Burlington, Vermont by Adam Buchwald and Dale Fairbanks.

  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Vermont Maple
  • Year Of Build: 2020
  • Body Binding: Tortoise Celluloid
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Katalox
  • Head Veneer: Black with Iris Logo In Gold
  • Tuners: Nickel Grover Sta-tite
  • Bridge: Katalox bar bridge
  • Pins: White Plastic
  • Saddle: Bone
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16" 
  • Scale Length: 25"


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


Iris Guitar Company

Iris Guitars are the new production model manufactured by Circle Strings. Every Iris guitar is made by hand in Burlington, Vermont in the same small shop as Circle Strings and Creston Guitars, with the same fine attention to detail and quality as those world-class instruments. 

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

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

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72-hour appraisal period

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