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Nardan Handcrafted Archtop Guitar No.88 from a single piece of wood

made by Mr. Iwata at Nardan (鳴弾) Japan in late 1950s to 1960s



All Solid Guitar, (most likely spec as below)

Deluxe Spruce top is arched from a single piece of wood

Deluxe Tiger Flamed Maple Back is arched from a single piece of wood

Deluxe Maple Side are also made of solid wood,

Maple neck with and the unknown wood fret board and wood bridge with bone saddle


Low bout: 430mm (16.92”)

Weist: 240mm (9.44”)

High bout: 300mm (11.81”)

Thickness: 85mm to 90mm (3.34” to 3.54”)

Body Length: 530mm (20.86”)

Scale: 645mm (25.40”)

Nut width: 45mm (1.77”)

Weight: 2kg (4.40lbs)

String Height@12F: 2.7mm and 2.5mm

Well dried body and the reasonable action gives you to enjoy playing either stroke or finger play

Comes with no case

Guitar Condition (Well-aged Guitar! )

Neck has no truss rod and up bowed neck (it has 011 – 050 Extra light gauge)
45mm nut width, slim to medium neck profile

It is making a lovely vintage sound with a good low action 2.7mm and 2.2mm@12F with Extra Light Gauge (011-050)

{The guitar has play wears and imperfections as below} 

  • Body side has a hit and left 5cm crack-repaired with CA glue
  • Neck has up bowed a little when it’s tuned
  • All the frets are dressed, crowned and polished for you

Ready to play!!
All guitars have been thoroughly inspected which include: detailed cleaning, strings replaced with a new set, cleaned frets and fret board, set up neck, checked playability and polished entire guitar
Check all the photos and feel free to ask any questions BEFORE making any purchases, thank you.









Listed2 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
  • No.88 All Solid Wood Hand Made Guitar
  • Natural
  • late 50s to 60s
Made In
  • Japan

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