Sheppard Ave Maria Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar, Higuerilla & Sinker Redwood - Pre-Owned


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Built in 2015, this Ave Maria Grand Concert model from extraordinary luthier Gerald Sheppard was made to inspire. 
With a jaw-dropping Higuerilla back and sides paired with a gorgeous Sinker Redwood top, the looks rival the stellar playability and wide-open tone of this grand concert model. 
The lows are huge and steady, with outstanding sustain and crystal clear note separation across the board alongside a healthy amount of projection that sits beautifully in almost any context, ready for any playing style to dive in and explore the wide range of tones on tap. 
  • Top: Sinker Redwood 
  • Back and Sides: Higuerilla with bevel and sound port 
  • Rosette: Abalone 
  • Binding: Snakewood 
  • Neck: C-shaped Mahogany 
  • Fretboard: Ebony with Avalon Jewel inlays
  • Head Veneer: Ebony 
  • Fretboard Binding: Snakewood 
  • Tuners: Gold-plated Gotoh 510 with black buttons 
  • Bridge: Ebony 
  • Pins: Ebony 
  • Saddle: Bone, compensated 
  • Nut: Bone 
  • LR Baggs Anthem SL installed
  • Pickguard: Clear 
  • Nut Width: 1-3/4" 
  • Scale Length: 25.4"


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