Extreme rarity, circa 1967-8 Standel E-60, acoustic guitar; all mahogany!
Beautifully made Stan Koontz / Standel made in Newark, New Jersey for Standel Co., El Monte, CA, at the Harptone factory. Guitar has the famous tall Koontz / Standel / Harptone designed headstock and did I say, all mahogany!
This is the only one I have ever seen and may be the rarest Standel acoustic ever made.
Sides, back and neck are all made of mahogany WITH A GORGEOUS SOLID AFRICAN MAHOGANY TOP! Beautifully grained rosewood fret-board!
Now try to top that!!!
Overall excellent vintage condition with overall finish checking and light play wear. Great neck, low action and excellent frets. She has an amazing sound, very old time and great for blues, country and hillbilly, yes even hillbilly music!
There is a very thin line of what looks like glue residue along the top edge of the bridge indicating that it was probably re-glued at some time during its working life, but absolutely no damage or lifting of bridge or top.
Tuners are original and all work perfectly.
Comes with a newer hard-shell case in very good condition.
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PP&I is not included in price.

Year Condition Color Case
1967 Very Good natural mahogany None


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