Merrill C-28 Acoustic Guitar, Brazilian Rosewood & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned


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While nothing can truly take the place of an original "Old Bone", Jim Merrill's C-28 comes about as close as it gets. Lightly built and extremely lively sounding, this cannon not only has all the bass response a flatpicker could dream of, but it has the tight "crack" in the high end needed to drive the vocals, or an entire band. While this guitar may ooze pre-war tone, the playability is modern and extremely comfortable. The overall condition is excellent with a few beauty marks here and there, and the structure remains sound. Although this guitar already has the voice of a seasoned instrument, it still has a further to go on it's journey to open up and it is waiting for the right hands to take it there.  

  • Top: Adirondack spruce 
  • Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
  • Rosette: 28-style ivoroid 
  • Neck: Mahogany with diamond volute 
  • Fretboard: Ebony 
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverlys 
  • Bridge: Ebony belly-style
  • Pins: Bone with black dots 
  • Saddle: Bone cut-through 
  • Nut: Bone 
  • Pickguard: Tortoise color 
  • Nut width: 1-3/4" 
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Serial number: 323


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