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Bourgeois Classic D European/East Indian Acoustic #7169  From Bourgeois

A D-Classic made with European Spruce and Indian Rosewood!


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What We Think

This Classic D from Bourgeois is a marvelously balanced, sensitive beast. The sympathetic harmonies are lush and abundant, while the fundamental notes themselves are so articulate and defined you can finger-pick or flat-pick a storm. Defined and tight, strong and responsive, it's an entirely different flavor of square shoulder dread. This guitar has all the nuance, power and complexity you'd ever need.

Bourgeois Classic D European/East Indian Acoustic #7169 Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure acoustic guitar specialist Derek Lebo tests out a Bourgeois Classic D Acoustic (#7169). This guitar features an Indian Rosewood back and European Spruce top.

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Manufacturer's Description from Bourgeois

Our most popular model, the square shoulder pre-War style Dreadnought delivers ample power to cut through any performance situation. Featuring Dana's unique, single-scalloped X brace system, our Dreadnought has become a bluegrass classic, offering a blend of balance and clarity absolutely required for flatpicking, highly desirable for most other styles of playing, but rarely found in a contemporary dreadnought.

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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.


Model: D-Classic

Serial Number: 7169

Top: European Spruce

Back: Indian Rosewood

Rosette: Wood

Body Binding: Ivoroid

Purfling: Soloist w/ Black/Maple, Back & Side Purfling

Backstrip: Arrowhead

Head Shape: Mahogany Square Head w/ Diamond

Head Veneer: Ziricote

Head Inlay: Bourgeois Logo

Fretboard Wood: 14 Fret Ebony

Nut Width: 1 23/32"

Fretboard Inlay: Long Patter Square & Diamond

Fretboard Binding: Black

Vintage Pickguard

Ebony Belly Bridge- 2.2"

Dana Bourgeois Signature Lable

Tuners: Gold plated Waverly w/ Eb Buttons

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