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Bourgeois 1995 A-250 Trans Black 17" Archtop - Used, from Bourgeois

A rare archtop from Dana Bourgeois!

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Condition: Used, Great - Some minor playwear/scratching

*This guitar has had a fresh refret with .104 x .47 Jescar wire by our in-house luthier*

Bourgeois 1995 A-250 Trans Black 17" Archtop (Used) Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure guitar specialist Barrett Brooks describes and demonstrates a sed Bourgeois 1995 A-250 Trans Black 17" Archtop. This guitar features a AAA spruce top and tiger stripe maple back/sides.

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Manufacturer's Description from Bourgeois

Dana Bourgeois has been building guitars for nearly 40 years. He is known around the world for his superb craftsmanship and as one of the foremost authorities on the voicing, selection, and utilization of fine acoustic tonewoods.

Dana’s reputation as a master luthier has brought people from around the world to our door for a chance to work in our shop. The small, tight-knit group of craftspeople are proud of what they do and work hard to build the best guitars they can.

Bourgeois Guitars

About Manufacturer

Bourgeois Guitars are defining the future of vintage tone, combining old-world hand-voicing techniques with modern innovations in design and materials. Built in a ca. 1850s mill in the industrial town of Lewiston Maine, master luthier Dana Bourgeois and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce some of the finest steel-string instruments available today. 
 
Known for tonal excellence, meticulous craftsmanship and top-notch materials, they are played by six-string luminaries such as Bryan Sutton, Ricky Skaggs, Sean Watkins, Della Mae, the late Doc Watson and countless professional and nonprofessional enthusiasts. Bourgeois guitars have had a prominent role in the American steel-string guitar renaissance for more than two decades, helping shape acoustic music’s most recent rise in popularity.

Specifications

1995

Serial Number: 000850

Top Wood: AAA Spruce

Back & Sides Wood: Tiger Stripe Maple

Neck Wood: Tiger Stripe Maple, 1-Piece

Fingerboard Wood: Ebony

Scale Length: 25 1/2"

Nut Width: 1 23/32"

Frets: .104 x .47 Jescar Medium/Jumbo

Tuners: Schaller Gold w/ Ebony Buttons

Bridge: Ebony

Tailpiece: Ebony 

Pickguard: Ebony

Case: Original Hardshell