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Bozung CB Special Acoustic #0809-230 - Used  From Other

Chris Bozung's tribute to the "parlor" guitars of the pre-War period!


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Condition: Used, Excellent - Some minor finish dimpling and pickguard scratching

Rare model, rare woods, rare maker--this superlative small-body creation from Chris Bozung offers tonal nuance and complexity as well as full-throated, wide-open power.  It can do everything--and not just passably!  Whether you're fingerpicking classic piedmont tunes, picking out lead lines, Carter picking, or just about any other style imaginable, this deep-bodied 00's complexity and concentration of tone lends itself to the player who wants versatility without sacrificing excellence.

Bozung CB Special Acoustic #0809-230 (Used) Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure Acoustic Guitar Specialist Barrett Brooks demonstrates a pre-owned Bozung CB Special Acoustic (Serial #0809-230).

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Manufacturer's Description from Other

The CB Special is the perfect guitar for fingerstyle playing and vocal accompaniment. It is especially well-suited for lead playing, and its exceptional focus of tone makes it perfectly suited for recording and stage performance over microphones. Its smaller body size also makes it a great choice for women, for male players with smaller hands, or for those who for whatever reason prefer a smaller guitar.

Although the width of the body is slightly smaller than a dreadnought (at 14-3/4" for the CB Special versus 15-5/8" for a dreadnought), the CB Special's extra-deep body means that it gives up very little "air space" to its larger-body cousin. The extra depth of the body provides the volume and power of a larger body, while the slightly smaller body width serves to focus the tone.

The CB Special, aside from being an exceptionally beautiful instrument, is a pint-sized powerhouse whose surprising volume, clarity and focus of tone will satisfy even the most experienced and discerning player.

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Here at Sound Pure we hand-select used and vintage pieces of gear for our inventory. Our used selection always reflects the high standards of quality and craftsmanship that we expect from all of our manufacturers.   We are a small team of dedicated experts, located in Durham, NC.  We buy, trade, and consign instruments that we truly believe in.  Because of this, we have developed a reputation of quality and trust with our customers, located all over the world.   Our best customers are the ones that truly understand our personal touch and commitment to everything we sell, and range from hobbyists and enthusiasts to some of the biggest names in the business.  Our passion bridges the products we love with the real relationships we develop with our customer - whether they are a lifelong musician, or they are just getting started on their musical journey but care about value, quality, and being treated right.  

We vigorously test everything we take in to ensure authenticity, functionality, and reliability.  We are supported by one of the most well-respected luthiers in the Southeast, guaranteeing products that come in are thoroughly vetted, and that products that go out our in premium, performance- ready shape.   We are so confident in our ability to provide the highest quality music equipment in the industry, we even invented our “Try Before You Buy” program where we can ship out a product before collecting actual payment. 

Sound Pure's inventory is constantly changing, ever-evolving, with some items sold before reaching the website.    Looking for something specific? Have questions about this product's condition or history?  Want more photos, or to simply chat with an expert who's had his hands on this actual piece of gear?  It is truly our pleasure to talk with our customers, please do contact us now.  



Serial Number: 0809-230

Adirondack Spruce top

Brazilian Rosewood b/s 

1 7/8" nut width

2 3/8" string spacing at the saddle 

Case: Original Hardshell