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Comins Classic Autumn Burst Archtop #0175 - Used  From Comins Guitars

Beautiful Archtop in Autumn burst from Comins!

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What We Think

Masterful, artful work, from tailpiece to tuners.  Quite an opportunity here, folks!  While we've adjusted the price to account for wear and a couple repairs from our luthier, this instrument is as fit and happy for a lifetime of playing as it was when it left Bill Comins' workshop in '06.  An incredibly full, rich, dark voice springs to life, acoustically and amplified, from the first note.  There's a solid, worn-in feel to the playability that is downright encouraging for both right and left hands.  Mr. Comins' work rarely makes it to the used market, particularly not at this price--give us a call to take advantage of this incredible opportunity before someone else does!

 

Condition: Used, very good

Two crack repairs, blemishes and light playwear.

 

 

 

Manufacturer's Description from Comins Guitars

Hallmarks of Comins Guitars include precise setup work, comfortable feeling necks, a clear and round high end, punchy mids, and a “broken in” or “old wood” sound. Guided by the works of great makers past and present, Comins has devoted much attention to considering elements such as modeling and graduation of the arched plates, mass of individual components, sound-hole styling and placement, variables in geometric relationships, etc. This progression of fine-tuning has led to deep understanding of how components function in concert, and how they can be manipulated toward a desired result. What is learned from each newly created piece is brought to the next. Bill also attributes the success of his instruments to sensibilities acquired through his years of playing.

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About Manufacturer

One of the finest archtop builders in the world, Bill Comins produces instruments of unsurpassed quality. His attention to every detail is immediately evident when you pick up and play one of his guitars. Bill brings the complete package: tone, looks, playability, and craftsmanship. While his instruments pay homage to traditional designs, they also have that unique “Comins” character… warm, fat, and mellow with tone for days. Recently, he has taken his art and expertise to the world of solid-body electric guitars, and been creating some new gems in that arena that are simply to die for. His works are masterpiece collectibles designed to stand up to the test of time.

Specifications

Serial Number: 0175

Year: 2006

Autumn Burst

Euro Top

Quilted Maple Back & Sides

Built-in Neck Pickup

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Scale Length: 25"

String Spacing at saddle: 2 3/16"

Lower Bout: 17"

Body Depth: 3 1/8"