This is absolutely outstanding Monterey 17" Archtop fro legendary archtop luthier Tom Ribbecke.
Tom Ribbecke is admired by most of the archtop world as one of the finest luthiers. His guitars are consistently made with great tone, playability, and in the recognizable style as being a Ribbecke guitar. Once you see a Ribbecke guitar you immediately know that it was made by Tom.
This Monterey 17 – 6 strings is in fabulous condition, outrageous bell-like tone, made with a stunning set of highly figured German maple for the back and side and a European spruce top. Delivering crisp tonal response that has the clarity and punch, one hears in only the finest of jazz guitars.
There are no blemishes, marks, nicks.
- European spruce top
- Highly figured German maple back
- 2-piece maple neck with birdseye peghead back veneer
- Ebony bridge, fingerboard
- 1 3/4" nut
- 25 1/4" scale