This beautiful acoustic archtop has Italian violin edges on both top and back plates with great acoustic power and balanced tone!
All our tops and backs are hand-carved, tuned and graduated for the best acoustic power, balance, responsiveness and resonance.
The Modern Signature is assembled like a string quartet Instrument mixed with traditional and modern archtop making techniques. It’s our take on the late 20’s early 30’s instruments that were made by Gibson and D’Angelico. The top braces are Rancourt Guitars own original design and are hand carved in the top to enhance the harmonic response & complexity. It also reduce loosing vibration through glued straight joints and it gives a more balanced natural tone and resonance to a wider frequency range throughout the top.
-Hand Carved Salvaged Sitka Spruce Arched Top with carved in Braces
-Hand carved Solid Honduran Mahogany Back & Sides
-7 Pieces laminated Neck (Peruvian Walnut, Honduran Mahogany, maple, Black Walnut)
-Gabon Ebony Fingerboard with Flame Maple Binding
-Violin Purfling and edges around the Top
-Indian Rosewood Headplate
-Ebony Compensated Bridge
-Medium Jescar Stainless Steel Frets
-Sperzel Open Back Trimlock Tuners in black
-Tric Case Included
-Body size: 16” wide
-Body Thickness: 3-1/8”
-Nut Width: 43mm
-Large C Neck Profile (LP59 style shape, very comfortable)
Custom Setup available
Finish: Autumn Burst Gloss Lacquer
For more info, and building process pictures, contact us
Also available with a floating jazz pickup and pickguard
For the proper shipping fees, please contact me.
Rancourt Guitars is CITES CERTIFIED Seller and Re-seller registered in Canada for Exports on ”Pre-Convention” Rosewood made instruments.
This new law adds 2-3 weeks processing time for orders as each individual permits must be registered by the Canadian CITES Bureau before the instrument is shipped to it’s international destination. it is The ONLY legal way to export directly to you without taking any chances of penalties and loosing your instruments.
Duties are paid by the buyer.
The instrument can be setup to your desires with the strings, intonation, action and neck adjustment at the time of purchase!
AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE PURCHASE–$7250