Breedlove Custom C1/K Acoustic Guitar #93.002 - Used  From Other

A Custom Cedar Top and Koa Back and Sides Custom C1/K.

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Condition: Used, Excellent

A tremendously beautiful, Bend-made, highly custom Breedlove!  From the complex but clear sound (gotta love Cedar + Koa!) to the handsome wood cosmetics to that immediately recognizable cutaway, this instrument couldn't be a better representative of the best that Breedlove had to offer from this era.  Dynamite!

Note: This guitar is a very early and extremely rare Breedlove that was signed by the three original Luthiers who started Breedlove Guitars in 1992: Larry Breedlove, Steve Henderson and Terry Myers.
Only 14 guitars were ever made with all three of their signatures.

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About Breedlove

It was 1990, Larry Breedlove wanted to relocate to the small high desert town of Bend, Oregon – population just 20,000. A former logging community, the Cascade mountains were a haven for skiing, fishing, camping, mountain biking and rafting. Partnering with Steve Henderson they had a dream: to build acoustic instruments unlike any others. Experimenting with innovative designs, unique materials, and distinctive aesthetics, they created what was known as Breedlove sound. How? With two key structural components: a graduated top (thinner on the bass side and thicker on the treble side), and an innovative bridge truss system designed to enhance bass and midrange response by transferring some of the natural string-pull energy from the bridge to the tail block, thereby relaxing the top. The graduated top and the bridge truss created a uniquely musical and balanced voice that achieves remarkable sustain and harmonic complexity.

In 1992, they officially launched the company at NAMM with three body shapes and five models. In 1994, Larry’s brother Kim – a prolific luthier with two decades of experience building, repairing, and designing inlay for guitars, mandolins, dulcimers, and banjos – joined the small team as a master luthier.  In 1995, Kim built the first Breedlove mandolin prototype that debuted at NAMM that year. The tiny company wrote 150 orders – and had no way to produce that volume of instruments. Kim spent the next year figuring out how to ramp up production to fill the demand, and suddenly Breedlove went from a little custom shop that produced a handful of instruments a year, to a force to be reckoned with.

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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.  

Specifications

Model: C1/K

Serial: 93.002

Year: 1993

Top Wood: Cedar

Back/Sides: Koa

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Top Finish: Gloss

Fretboard: Ebony

Frets: 20

Nut Width: 1.75"

Tuners: Gold Grover

Pickup: Yes

Bridge: Delta Bridge

Binding: Mahogany

Rosette: Mahogany

Inlay: Offset Dots

Lower Bout Width: 14.75"

Upper Bout Width:

Body Length:

Body Depth: 3.75"

Case: Hardshell