Duesenberg Starplayer TV III Sparkle Semi-Hollow #150918  From Duesenberg

A sleek and sexy semi-hollow Sparkle from Duesenberg!

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What We Think

Weight: 7.85 lbs.

Another beautiful Duesenberg both in looks and in tone! This one plays in their typical effortless fashion and has a real charm about its aura. I love the black pickguard on a silver sparkle body, and it would really stand out on the stage. It can produce a wide range of tones, ranging from full-on crunch and rhythm tones to tight and crisp leads, warm shimmering cleans, and everything in between! Grab this axe and be the envy of the stage. There will be nothing to hold you back with this beauty by your side!  

Duesenberg Starplayer TV III Sparkle Semi-Hollow #150918

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Eddie Berman tests out the Duesenberg Starplayer TV III Sparkle Semi-Hollow #150918 with a 3rd Power Wooly Coats Spanky Combo w/ Reverb & Tremolo, a Strymon El Capistan dTape Delay Effect Pedal, and an FX Engineering RAF Mirage Compressor Effect Pedal.

Manufacturer's Description from Duesenberg

Our semi-hollow deluxe guitar is played by many of the top players in the world. The Starplayer-TV features a greatly improved 60s style tremolo and a floating bridge with steel saddles. 

Our custom-wound DP90 in the neck position gives an authentic blues tone making a versatile combination with the vintage Humbucker in the bridge position. 

The distinctive arched spruce top and elegant flamed maple arched back has elevated the DTV to one of the finest guitars in the world. It will remind you of the time when rock & roll was young.

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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.

Specifications

Serial Number: 150918

NECK

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 Shape

Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood

Radius: 30,5 mm / 12″

Inlays: Pearloid Dots

Frets: 22 Jumbo 2,8 x 1,0 mm

Scale Length: 650 mm / 25.6″

Trussrod: Steel Dual-action

Headstock: Black Veneer

BODY

Top: Laminated Spruce

Back, Sides: Flamed Maple

Size: 46 x 34 x 7 cm / 18.11″ x 13.38″ x 2.75″

Binding: Cream

Pickguard: Black

Finish: PUR Lacquer (Polyester Used on Sparkle, Pearl and Pearloid Tops)

HARDWARE

Tuners: Duesenberg Z-Tuners, “Art Diego” Buttons

Bridge: Duesenberg Steel Saddle Bridge

Tremolo: Duesenberg Deluxe Tremola

Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Tailpiece (Non-trem Models Only)

Strap Pins: Duesenberg Standard

Hardware Color:Nickel

Strings: Duesenberg DSA10 (010-013-017-028-042-050)

ELECTRICS

Pickup (Neck): Duesenberg Domino P-90

Pickup (bridge): Duesenberg Grand Vintage Humbucker

Wiring: 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 3-way Pickup Selector

ACCESSORIES

Case: Custom Line Case

Tools: All required Allen Keys (Included)