Kim Walker Style C Special 000-12, Honduran Mahogany & Bearclaw German Spruce - Pre-Owned


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Kim Walker's instruments are highly sought after, and for good reason. For fans of traditional Martin-style guitars, players are hard-pressed to find a more meticulously crafted six-string, especially one with tone this warm and articulate. For us, this 1996 000 is extra special, as TNAG's own Kim Sherman sold it 20+ years ago through Cotten Music. The gorgeous bearclaw German spruce top, which is strikingly not bookmatched, is paired with Honduran mahogany and accented with Walker's Style C Special appointments - Brazilian rosewood binding with curly maple purfling. The combination of the 12-fret design with a standard scale length is delectably playable. Bass to treble, its voice is well-balanced and perfectly suited to fingerstyle and flatpicking with a lighter touch. It's been incredibly well- cared for over the years, and comes with its original Harptone hard case.

  • Year of build: 1996
  • Model: 12-fret 000
  • Top: Bearclaw German spruce
  • Back and sides: Honduran mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony (with ebony binding)
  • Binding: Brazilian rosewood
  • Purfling: Curly maple
  • Peghead overlay: Brazilian rosewood
  • Nut material: Graphite
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly
  • Scale length: 25-3/8"
  • Nut width: 1-3/4"
  • String spacing at bridge: 2-1/4"
  • Serial number: 84
  • Case: Original hard case


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