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Duesenberg Imperial D-Tron Hollow Electric Guitar - Black  From Duesenberg

Rare D-Tron pickup configuration on this king of all things rock n roll! Forget the major brands. This hollow body boutique guitar from Duesenberg rules all! Play it and find out why we love it!


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What We Think

From Country to Rockabilly, you won't be left in the dust with a guitar like this! The action and fretwork are an absolute dream on this one! And those D-Tron pickups are an upgrade that you shoudl always get on this model. Adds honk and power to an already great setup.

Black finish is all business. clear pickguard is a great design cue, and that Duesenberg tremolo bridge is as smooth as it gets. Definitely an improvement over the Bigsby design!

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Manufacturer's Description from Duesenberg

The new Imperial takes you back to a time when rock was around the clock. The Imperial is a large, hollow-body guitar with two classic F-holes tied with the body thickness of vintage rockabilly guitars.

Its classic look and fantastic rich tones, delivered from our custom Duesenberg pick-ups, allows this modern classic to revisit the past with today’s high tech appointments.

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About Manufacturer

Duesenberg Guitars exploded on the scene a few years ago and have been turning heads ever since. These days everyone is playing a Duesey, from Mike Campbell to Bob Dylan to Ronnie Wood. The build quality and price-point are hard to argue with. Here at Sound Pure we always have a healthy stock of Duesenbergs and are happy to special order if our inventory does not suit your needs.

In a unique way Dieter Goelsdorf's Duesenberg design consolidates guitar construction, features and sounds which have written music history. The art deco style design of headstock, pickguard and metal components gives Duesenberg its own eye-catching look, while the body design bases on the old traditional Jazz guitars like being built from the 40s in Europe and in the USA. These design elements are combined with the best possible electric guitar construction values of the 50s: Grand Vintage Alnico pickups, classical Fender scale length plus a Gibson-like fingerboard radius. Most of the vintage-style tailpieces, bridges, tremolos, pickups and controls come with greatly improved details. The light weight plus comfortable position of controls of these stage and studio guitars provide a distinctive playing performance and handling for the most demanding player.



Type:     traditionally glued in
Wood:     1-piece maple
Width:     42,5 mm / 1.67" (nut), 52 mm / 2.05" (12th fret)
Thickness:     21 mm / 0.8" (1st fret), 24 mm / 0.95" (12th fret)
Shape:     D
Fingerboard:     indian rosewood
Radius:     30,5 mm / 12"
Inlays:     saturn-shape pearloid
Frets:     22 jumbo 2,8 x 1,0 mm
Scale length:     650 mm / 25.6"
Trussrod:     steel dual-action
Headstock:     black veneer (trans-orange), matching color (red-burst)


Type:     arch-top jazz guitar, bent sides, f-hole
Top:     laminated spruce
Back, sides:     laminated flamed maple
Size:     51,5 x 41 x 9 cm / 20.27" x 16" x 3.68"
Binding:     cream, 5-layer purfling
Pickguard:     transparent
Finish:     PUR lacquer


Tuners:     Duesenberg Z-Tuners, "Art Diego" buttons
Bridge:     Duesenberg steel saddle bridge
Tremolo:     Duesenberg Deluxe Tremola
Strap pins:     Kluson Multi-Lock
Hardware color:     nickel
Strings:     Duesenberg DSA10 (010-013-017-028-042-050)


Duesenberg D-Tron pair

Includes Duesenberg hardshell case and case candy!

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