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Bourgeois Small Jumbo Custom Acoustic Guitar #005903 - Used  From Bourgeois

An absolutely stunning Small Jumbo!


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What We Think

Hard not to love this one, y'all--the SJ has an honest versatility to begin with ('30s Blues cuts to today's top 40 hits--really!) but the Euro/Maple combination takes this guitar into territory that everyone from old Gibson lovers to tele players will love.  It's so wonderful to play a guitar that has punch and grit as well as a sophisticated sensitive side.  And at this price?  Sheesh!  A dream come true!

Manufacturer's Description from Bourgeois

Great things happen when the right combination of top surface area, air cavity volume and scale length come together. Shorter and wider than the JOM, and perfectly suited for the 25” scale length, the comfortable and versatile Small Jumbo is our most popular medium sized model. A fat guitar with a shorter scale is an electric player’s crossover dream. This one couldn’t be better for rockin’ that Everly Brothers feel with a nice tight rhythm sound, or for country, country blues, fingerpicking pop, you name it! Rich, clean and loud, with ample presence that fits nicely in the mix--studio or live.

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.


Serial #: 5903

Build Date: 5/15/2012
Top: European Spruce
Scale Length: Short Scale
Cutaway: No
Top Color: Natural
Back: Curly Maple
Rosette: Wood
Backstrip: Multicolor Herringbone
Endpiece Inlay: Body Wood
Body Binding: Ziricote
Purfling: Black/Maple Top Border
Head Shape: Short Scale Dana Bourgeois
Head Veneer: Ziricote
Head Inlay: Bourgeois Logo
Head Binding: Ziricote Binding with Black/Maple
Fretboard Wood: Short Scale 14 Fret Ebony
Fretboard Inlay: Short Pattern Slotted Squares and Diamonds
Fretboard Binding: Ziricote Binding with Black/White
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Heel Cap: Body Wood
Tuners: Waverly Gold with Snakewood Buttons
Bridge: Ebony Belly - 2 5/16"
Bridge Pins: Bone
Pickguard: Tor-Tis
Pickup: None
Label: Dana Bourgeois Signature Label
Glue: Standard
Neck Finish: Satin
Headstock Finish: Gloss
Body Finish: Standard
Top Color: Natural

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