Vintage Electric Archtop Jazz Guitar Framus Sorella 5/59 For Sale
Have a look at this vintage electric archtop jazz guitar model SORELLA 5/59
'built in the heart of Bavaria' /Germany by FRAMUS in November 1971:
Fullsize 16.5"archtop body with single venetian cutaway. Spruce top, maple sidesand back. Glossy candy red sunburst finish.
The overall length is 43" (109.5cm), Scale: 25" (63.5cm).
Neck-width: 42 mm at the nut and 52 mm at the 12th fret.
Body: 16.5" (42cm) wide, 21.25" (54cm) long and 3.15" (8cm) deep.
Rosewood fretboard with 21 frets plus zero fret, MOP dot fret markers. SlimD-shaped bolt-on laminated 'everstraight' maple neck. Heigth adjustable rosewood bridge with individual brass saddles for each string - great tone!
Nickeled brass 'Frequensator' twin tailpiece.
A professional instrument with clear jazzy voice and good separation of single notes. Perfect for all kinds of music, especially for jazz and swing.
The guitar is equipped with an original FRAMUS Spezial pickup floating mounted in the neck position. The output signal is directly routed to a strapjack at the end block. The pickup works and sounds great.
Very good condition considering the age, two big spots/scratches in the finish at the lower bout caused by a guitar floor stand.
Perfect straight neck. Low action app.3mm at the 12th fret, very easy player!
- see pictures for details!
The instrument is strung up with a new set of Argentine 1610MF silver steel strings.
A nice guitar for players as well as for collectors
- sold 'AS IS' !
The guitar is located in Germany, the shipping costs
for uninsured economy service are:
- Worldwide: US$ 78
-USA / Canada: US$ 62
- Within EU-zone 1: 22 Euro
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