Marchione Set Neck Custom Cherry Burst - Finest Strat Type - Vintage Tones

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About This Listing

Red Circle Guitars is honored to build a relationship with Stephen Marchione and equally proud to have this extraordinary instrument on hand for sale.
Due to the value of this instrument, we only ship UPS Overnight or Second Day insured. I will ship internationally but you must arrange your own shipper. If you want this Overnight please contact me for a rate. Please also know that the rate below is NOT set in stone. I price per your location and do not mark up my shipping rates. I get very good UPS rates. If you prefer to use your own account we can work that out.

You can have one with the Marchione pickups or Tone Specific. The video with Will Brahm shows the Tone Specific version
About Mr. Marchione:
At one time in his life, Stephen Marchione spent six hours a day playing the guitar eventually earning a BA in music from Naropa University. He now focuses on crafting them. In fact, since beginning his career as a guitar maker in 1990, Stephen has created more than four-hundred guitars for some of the best guitar players in the world.

The journey from high-school jazz devotee to the finest young guitar maker working today, according to Chamber Music America, was a rich and complicated one. After establishing his own brand and working for over a decade in New York City, Stephen Marchione moved to the Montrose arts district in Houston, Texas, where he builds his entire family of guitars. 

Additionally, Marchione has also studied privately since 1994 with Manhattan-based violin maker Guy Rabut. “I try to build one violin a year to keep my chops up”, says Marchione. He feels that building classical guitars and violins broadens his understanding of top thicknessing, tap tuning, and surface preparation.

Similarly, building electric guitars has taught him the importance of the fretboard in a player’s appreciation of a guitar. Marchione is considered one of a very few leading-edge pioneers in the design of guitars that combine elements of both jazz and classical construction. This well-rounded approach contributes to the magic one finds in a Marchione instrument, a magic that is at once very broad yet truly individual.

Among many noted artists here are a few that play and own Stephen Marchione's masterpieces.

Cenk Erdogan
Will Brahm

Kirby Jane

Leo Amuedo

Mark Whitfield

John Storie

Lance Allen

Mike Moreno

Rez Abassi

Leo Amuedo

Mark Whitfield

Michael Severson

Amit Chaterjee

Paul Kogut

Fabrizio Sotti

Vernon Reid Living Colour

Mel Torme`

Mark Knopfler

John Abercrombie

Paul Simon

Kari Antila

Hiro Yamanaka

Leni Stern

Ira Siegel

About this stunning guitar.
The resonance and sustain of this instrument is truly other worldly.
Marchione Set-Neck Electric Guitar

Hand carved Silver Maple top from Michigan.

Honduras mahogany body and neck.

African Ebony Fingerboard

All wood air dried in my wood loft for a minimum of 10 years

25.5” Scale, 1 11/16” nut width, neck depth at the 1st fret is .86”. 

Neck shape is my proprietary ergonomic shape developed over 30 years.

22 Stainless Steel frets, Fingerboard is leveled and planed at full string tension.

Proprietary Marchione pickups, custom made for this model. Wilkinson VSV Tremolo, Sperzel Tuners, SonoTone 10-46 Vintage Strings.

All joinery is hand planed prior to glue up, Hot Hide Glue is used for all glue joints.

The finish is Nitro Cellulose lacquer.

Product Specs

ConditionBrand New (New)
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