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Heritage Sweet 16 Blonde

Used – Excellent
+ $75 Shipping
Listing Sold
Shipped From
Backstage Promotions
Jefferson City, MO, United States
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About This Listing

Up for your pleasure is this HERITAGE Sweet 16 archtop jazz guitar.  


Heritage is the company of original Gibson luthiers who stayed behind in Kalamazoo and started HERITAGE when Gibson moved production to Nashville.  These are the same guys who made all the great-era of Les Pauls, ES-335's, L-5's, etc., so you know the quality you're getting is top notch.


The Sweet 16 has a 16" lower bout width, a body depth of 2.75", and a scale length of 25.5".  It is equipped with a single humbucking pickup (who in jazz uses the bridge pickup anyway, right?), and will be shipped with original hardshell case.


Not sure of the actual date, as I can't accurately decipher the first letter of the s/n. But you can go to the Heritage website to learn more about the date of the instrument.  


Cosmetics are near mint.  This instrument has been modified by removing the plain-Jane trapeze tailpiece (not included with instrument) and having the now-discontinued and hard to find, cursive H tailpiece installed.  This little change makes all the glitzy difference in the world to the overall look of the instrument.


Natural finished hand carved spruce top and hand carved maple back and rims.  Multi-ply maple and walnut neck with ebony fretboard sporting those Super-400 style position marker inlays.  


Frets show no wear and gold plating is intact everywhere.


Shipping to verified STREET ADDRESSES in the Continental USA only.  


S&H will be $75.  This amount is based on what shippers refer to as "dimensional weight" which combines box size and weight of package.  Shipping cost is also based on additional shipping insurance from shipper as it will be insured for full sales value from me to you.  


As for this and all instruments I am now selling; I am an individual who is now giving up public performance after over 55 years of being a professional musician. I am NOT a music store. If this sells, fine, if not, that's fine too.  So while I do consider reasonable offers, do not try the outlandish low-ball approach, as it won't work. All sales are final and no returns are accepted.  Be a knowledgeable bidder/buyer and remember, the photos are an integral part of this transaction.  Know what it is you're purchasing and if it meets your needs. This is a jazz instrument and will NOT sound or feel like your Strat or Les Paul.

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.

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Product Specs

Listed13 days 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
Made In
  • United States
Body Type
Right / Left Handed
Number of Strings

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