Brondel A-2 Amazon Rosewood

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Description

We're excited to have a new A-2 from luthier Laurent Brondel in stock -- his guitars are highly sought after, and we typically only receive one or two a year! This time around, we went with Amazon Rosewood for the back & sides and left the bulk of the last A-2's platform unchanged (that was a custom guitar, made to exhibit at a show, but sounded so good we thought it'd be best to leave well enough alone). As expected, the Amazon Rosewood imparts a powerful depth to this guitar's voice, which exhibits an intoxicating blend of old-world fundamental and new-world sparkle. This is one of those instruments whose sound and playability will cause you get lost in it for hours; and its lightness of build imparts a responsiveness and dynamic sensitivity that will have you exploring even the oldest songs in your stable with a new touch. An undeniable staff favorite, and one of the best sounding guitars in the shop! Priced with Hoffee carbon fiber case. Video coming soon!

Please note: expedited shipping only at online checkout. Please contact us for ground options. 

Specs

  • A-2 model
  • 25.6” scale (650mm)
  • German spruce top
  • Amazon RW back & sides
  • Honduran mahogany 1-piece neck
  • Amazon Rosewood fretboard & bridge
  • Amazon Rosewood headplate
  • Custom “arrow” rosewood rosette & top purfling
  • Buckeye burl rosette, end wedge and heel cap
  • Buckeye burl fretboard markers
  • Pearl side dots
  • Bone nut, saddle & bridge pins w/ pearl dots
  • EVO 43080 fretwire
  • Waverly nickel tuners
  • Hot hide glue construction
  • Oil varnish finish
  • Hoffee CF case

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