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Heritage Johnny Smith Rose w/ Rose Pick Guard 1998 Amber

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Jazz Archtop Guitars
Seattle, WA, United States
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Heritage Johnny Smith Rose archtop featuring the hard to find Rose pick guard inlay.

*All photos are of actual guitar being sold. 

A one owner guitar, I conservatively rate this guitars condition as EXCELLENT PLUS PLUS. You'd have a very hard time finding a single blem on its surface. The action is low, fast, and as smooth as butter. The neck is straight. 

If you're unfamiliar with the Heritage Johnny Smith guitars they were produced in very limited numbers. The Spruce top is tap tuned and acoustically vibrant. 

Each guitar bears the actual signature of guitar legend Johnny Smith. 

This guitar is in the very rare Amber finish. This is only the second HJS in Amber shading I've ever seen. 

Created from select woods. Plus an additional factory Maple pick guard for acoustic only playing.  

Later 1998 model with all original hardware, and original factory case. 

Brand new set of Thomastik Infeld strings installed.

Features :
Top Wood: Spruce
Back Wood: Tiger Flame Maple
Scale: 25"
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Custom Johnny Smith Signature
Neck Wood: 5 piece Maple
Fretboard: Ebony
Bridge: Ebony Adjustable
Headstock Shape: Solid
Headstock Inlay: Heritage Logo and Rose
Tuners: Grover 
Inlays: Abalone Block
Body Binding: 7 Ply W/B
Fretboard Binding: 5 Ply W/B
Headstock Binding: White with B/W/B/W
Pickguard: 5 Ply Bound Maple w/ Rose inlay
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Ebony
Saddle Spacing: 2"
Neck Profile: Wide C
Pickup: Heritage #3 floating pickup
Case: Heritage Hardshell Case

International shipping considered, but a prospective buyer must contact seller before purchase. Thank you. 
* Photos are in photography studio light, and the latter photos feature the guitar in natural room light.


This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed4 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
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