NOTE: This guitar is brand new and comes fully set up and with a full manufacturer's warranty.
Every Jazz guitarist of every style will want the new Gitane Electric Gypsy Jazz Guitar! It's a small guitar that sounds BIG in any room — and Fishman's very latest state-of-the-art electronics give you the purest, most natural guitar sound, without a trace of distortion.
The latest version of Fishman's Aura System, a Saga exclusive, gives the player an infinite range of tonal shading and effects, and the combined engineering skills of Gitane and Fishman have produced an acoustic-electric tone like you've never heard. Just plug into any amplifier or sound system and you are ready to go!
Cutting-edge electronic technology is only one aspect of this fabulous Jazz Guitar. The slim, fast neck and horizontal cutaway offer easy access to the highest reaches of the fretboard. The beautiful finish and fastidious attention to detail that characterize every Gitane will appeal to every guitarist of every style. Whether you play Gypsy Jazz, BeBop, Latin, Blues or you-name-it — the Gitane DG-455 is the one acoustic-electric guitar that can do it all!
- Slimline version of Gitane's famous Gypsy guitar comes complete with a Fishman pickup system
- Solid spruce top with small oval soundhole provides that bell-bright attack and distinctive Gypsy Jazz sound
- Tonewood back and sides guarantee deep bass and strong cutting power
- Low profile mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard provides fast, easy action
- Fishman Aura Pickup System designed to emulate sounds created by John Jorgenson
- Custom fit deluxe hardshell case included for maximum protection
Back and Side Material: Santos Rosewood
Back Inlay: None
Body Shape: Thin-body Horizontal Cutaway
Brace Material: Spruce
Bridge Material: Ebony
Fingerboard & Peghead Binding: None
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Position Inlays: M-O-P Round Dots
Finish: Vintage-toned High Gloss
Headstock Style: Traditional Slotted
Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
Number of Frets Clear: 14
Number of Frets Total: 26
Nut Material: Zero-fret / Bone String Guide
Nut Width: 1 3/4 in.
Other Options: Fishman Aura Sound Modeling Pickup
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Recommended Strings: Parisian by Gitane® Manouche Strings - Light Gauge
Scale Length: 26 5/8 in.
Side Inlay: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
Soundhole Rosette: Traditional Multi-Ply Wood
Soundhole Shape: Petite Bouche
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern: Traditional Ladder Bracing
Top Purfling: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
Tuning Machines: Standard Gold-plated / Accurate 14:1 Gear Ratio / White ABS Buttons