The Peerless Martin Taylor Virtuoso is the laminate version of the Maestro Signature Model designed by Martin Taylor himself. At 15" width, it is slightly smaller than the typical jazzbox. Like the Maestro, the Virtuoso has a very resonant tone. The Virtuoso has a laminated spruce top, and laminated flamed maple back & sides. It has a floating humbucker pickup by Peerless. The fingerboard, bridge, tailpiece, and pickguard are rosewood. Tuner buttons are made of ebony. The Virtuoso has a beautiful sunburst high gloss finish.
Designed by guitarist Martin Taylor and built by Peerless the Martin Taylor Maestro and the Martin Taylor Virtuoso guitars seek to set a new standard in archtop guitars. With a pedigree in manufacturing Archtops, Acoustic and Hollowbody guitars spanning over 40 years, Peerless Guitars is one of the world’s leading guitar makers.
The Martin Taylor Maestro and the Martin Taylor Virtuoso are truly stunning guitars visually, acoustically and in playability with both models being fully designed by multi award winning guitarist and composer Martin Taylor. Dr Martin Taylor MBE has established a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar playing.
Peerless guitars deliver amplified tone and performance equivalent to guitars costing 2 to 3 times more! Other guitars may look the same, but once you play a Peerless you will immediately hear the difference and be amazed at the affordability of these fine guitars!
To order an instrument, first CALL or FAX to confirm that the instrument is still available. Within the US we accept money orders, cashier's checks, certified checks, Mastercard, or Visa Amex, and Discover. Outside the US, please send US dollars on a US bank or bank transfer. Payment must include the purchase price plus shipping and insurance charges. Layaway plan voids approval period. A 25% non-refundable deposit will hold any instrument for 30 days. No COD's are accepted.
The customer pays all shipping, insurance, and bank charges including all charges for returned merchandise. All insurance claims are the responsibility of the customer. The original packaging and box must be saved. Shipping will be via UPS or Federal Express unless other arrangements are made.
If you are not satisfied, for any reason, you will be issued a full refund less actual shipping and insurance charges and a $75 restocking fee- provided that we are notified within 72 hours of delivery and the guitar is in the EXACT same condition as you received it. It must be packed carefully in the original box in the same way it was packed when we shipped it to you. NO full or partial refunds will be given any items damaged, marked, or modified. The Customer will be responsible for all shipping, insurance, and handling charges. If there is damage when I ship the instrument to you please call me immediately. The original box and all the packaging must be saved! I will deal with my insurance company. If the instrument is damaged in transit from you to me, you are responsible for dealing with the damage and insurance claim.