The Historic Series offers authentic style, paying close attention to the details of the most sought after pre-war instruments. The BR-163, built in the comfortable 000-sized body makes not only a truly enjoyable guitar to play, but the ultimate finger picking guitar in its price range. Crafted with a select solid spruce top, hand-carved X-bracing, solid rosewood back and sides, with herringbone top trim and a traditional dovetail neck joint.
Top: Select Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern: Pre-war-style Forward Shifted X-Bracing
Top Purfling: Herringbone
Back and Side Material: Select Solid Indian Rosewood
Back Inlay: Zig Zag
Binding: White ABS
Body Type: 000
Brace Material: Spruce
Bridge & End Pins: White ABS
Bridge Material: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard & Peghead Binding: None
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Position Inlays: M-O-P Diamond & Snowflake
Finish: Vintage-Toned High Gloss
Headstock Style: Solid
Heelcap: White ABS
Logo Inlay Style: M-O-P / Abalone
Neck Material: Select Solid Mahogany
Number of Frets Clear: 14
Number of Frets Total: 20
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Peghead Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Pickguard: Dalmatian Tortoise
Scale Length: 25 5/8"
Side Inlay: None
Soundhole Rosette: Traditional Multi-Ply ABS
Tuning Machines: Gotoh Vintage-style / Open-back / Butterbean Buttons
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