Kostal 00, Brazilian Rosewood & German Spruce - Pre-Owned

$20,000

Spread the cost

  • Open to all
  • 25% deposit secures the guitar
  • Spread the remaining cost over 11 months

View finance options

Details

A Brazilian rosewood guitar from Jason Kostal likely needs little introduction, especially a pre-owned model in such excellent condition. As with all of his guitars, the soundboard is German spruce, a delightfully versatile tonewood with the enveloping, balanced nature of Sitka and the articulate attack of Adirondack. Brazilian rosewood's best characteristics are present - dark voiced with thick, resonant bass and a sparkling high end, all the more surprising given this guitar's slight build.

Jason put two year's worth of development into his 00, and that work certainly shows. This is no demure-sounding couch guitar. Inspired by developments and techniques he learned while crafting his Modified Dreadnoughts and OMs, he adjusted the depth, bracing and overall measurements of his 00 to maximize its tonal output. A slightly deeper body measuring 4.25" doesn't detract from comfort when playing while seated, but results in some serious boosts in bass presence and overall dynamic range. The short-scale length makes this an obvious choice for complex chords, and ensures responsiveness for players with a lighter touch, but with no loss of attack and presence while strumming.

  • Model: 00, 12-fret
  • Top: German spruce
  • Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Nut width: 1.75"
  • String spacing at the bridge: 2-5/16"
  • Lower bout: 14.5"
  • Depth: 4.25"
  • Neck: One-piece Honduran mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Ebony w/ ebony binding
  • Fretwire: Medium tall
  • Rosette: Stained glass
  • Endgraft: Decorative
  • Headstock veneer: One-tone front, ebony back
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Backstrip: Ebony
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510 chrome/ebony
  • Case: Hoffee custom hard case
  • Serial number: 51

Benefits

Fully insured global shipping

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

Luthier

Kostal

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, luthier Jason Kostal set up independently following four years teaching at the prestigious Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery, and an extended three-year apprenticeship with Ervin Somogyi.

View luthier profile

Why Buy From The North American Guitar

Secure payment methods

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

Fully insured 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