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B&G Little Sister Tobacco Sunburst Electric #1608241 - Used  From Comins Guitars

A versatile semi-hollow with top-notch appointments!


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Weight: 6.7 lbs.

Condition: Used, Very Good - Small ding on back of neck (pictured), minor finish dimpling and scratching/playwear overall

Manufacturer's Description from Comins Guitars

The story of the Little Sister® guitar began from the puzzling question of how the early delta bluesmen were able to fascinate a listener with only one guitar and their simple, yet soulful vocal lines. 

Understanding that these players fat and throaty guitar tone often came from playing small body Parlor guitars, made us decide to uncover the secret of these instruments and embark on a journey back to the crossroads. While obsessively collecting all sorts of original guitars from the 1920s and ‘30s, that many times were in poor condition and needed a complete restoration, we began to create the special design that would best approach the guitar sound we had become hooked on.

We wanted to create an instrument that would be versatile enough for players who use a pick, and for players who are finger stylists. It needed to be superior in terms of playability, and it had to be gimmick free. It had to be lightweight, comfortable and unique; Ultimately, we decided that it should be a small body parlor guitar because these were the instruments that we kept playing again and again. 

The Little Sister Private Build production is limited to 30 guitars per month to ensure careful attention to detail and accuracy in every guitar. 

And if she looks like a jewel it's because she was designed by jewelry artist David Weizman who also handcrafts the brass hardware. 

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About Manufacturer

One of the finest archtop builders in the world, Bill Comins produces instruments of unsurpassed quality. His attention to every detail is immediately evident when you pick up and play one of his guitars. Bill brings the complete package: tone, looks, playability, and craftsmanship. While his instruments pay homage to traditional designs, they also have that unique “Comins” character… warm, fat, and mellow with tone for days. Recently, he has taken his art and expertise to the world of solid-body electric guitars, and been creating some new gems in that arena that are simply to die for. His works are masterpiece collectibles designed to stand up to the test of time.



Serial Number: 1608241

Body Shape: Cutaway

Body Wood: African Mahogany, 1-Piece, Chambered

Top Wood: Maple

Finish: Tobacco Sunburst

Finish: Tobacco Burst

Neck Wood: Honduran Mahogany

Fretboard: Brazilian Rosewood 

Shape Neck: Soft V 


Nut Width: 1.68” / 42.8mm

Scale Length: 24 3/4”

Fretboard Radius: 12”

Neck Joint: Fret 14

Fretwire: Width 0.080”, Crown 0.050”

Inlay: Pearloid

Truss Rod: One way traditional spoke wheel nut

Headstock: Slotted Peghead

Tuners: Waverly Ivoroid 

Pickguard: Brass

Bridge: B&G Solid Brass ABR

Tailpiece: B&G Solid Brass

Controls: 3-Way Selector (HOSCO) Volume, Tone

Potentiometers: cts500k

Pickups: B&G Hand-wound Humbuckers

Body Thickness: 1.75" / 4.45cm 

Body Length: 17.7" / 45cm

Body Width: 13" / 33cm

Case: Original Hardshell