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Zimnicki Zimnicki 17″ Archtop

Make: Zimnicki
Model: Zimnicki 17″ Archtop
Year: 2002
Color: Cherry Sunburst
Condition: Mint
Price: 3100

Near new Zimnicki 17" archtop. Solid spruce top with flamed maple back sides and neck. Near mint just a couple of very light marks that barely go into the lacquer on the back and can only be seen in certain light. 25 scale length nut width 1 13/16
sounds and plays fantastic with the Kent Armstrong floating pickup as used by Roger Borys.

Body: 17″ Lower Bout
Body Depth: 3″
Nut Width: 1 13/16″
Scale: 25″
Top AAA Spruce – hand carved & tap tuned
Back Hand carved Figured Maple
Neck Figured Maple
Rims Figured Maple
Finger Board Bound ebony
Truss Rod Adjustable
Binding White & Black Multiple PlyWood binding
Pick Guard Bound
Ebony Bridge & Base w/Thumb Wheel Adjustment
Ebony Carved Tailpiece
Tuning Machines Grover Imperial
Pickup Kent Armstrong Floating
Case 5-ply custom Cedar Creek
Asking £2700 post in the UK. Shipping is £80 worldwide £170 insured and tracked.
The original pickguard was damaged and a custom replacement is being constructed of red Jarrah burl with maple binding and is included along with the pickup.

Gary Zimnicki has been building instruments for over 30 years in Michigan USA. His workmanship is precise, and his instruments have a full round robust tone, and great projection. 17″ lower bout, X braced. This one has a wider than 1 3/4″ fretboard measuring 1 13/16″ nut and 2 1/8″ at the 12th fret. Plenty of meat on the frets that have just been leveled, downed and polished!

Seller Info

Name: Jonathan Threadwell
Phone: (447) 732-8350
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