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Peerless Imperial Sangria Archtop Guitar #PE0902149 - Used  From Other

Carved solid spruce top, carved solid maple back and a floating Kent Armstrong pickup!


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Condition: Used, Very Good

If you've been eyeing up an archtop that has a nice bit of warmth in the midrange and plays like a dream then you should take a close look at this Peerless Imperial that landed in the shop recently! The short scale will have you playing with ease and with a Spruce top and Maple back and sides, you'll have all the clarity you need but with an added fullness that an all Maple build would lack. If you're looking for an archtop with punch and clarity that has timeless style then give us a call about this lovely Imperial today!

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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.  

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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.  


Model: Imperial

Series: Jazz


Shape: Peerless "Crown" Style

Logo: Peerless MOP "Since 1970"

Inlay: "Imperial" Mother of Pearl

Binding: White/Black Triple

Trus Rod Cover: Maple Yellow

Machine Heads: Grover GH102 w/Ebony Knobs


Wood: Maple

Fingerboard: Ebony

Scale Length: 24.6"

Width at Nut: 1.69"

Neck Joint: Set in Neck, 14 Fret

Number of Frets: 22

Binding: White/Black

Fingerboard Inlays: "Orchid" Abalone

Nut: Bone


Shape: Arch Top Cutaway

Top: Carved Solid Spruce

Back: Carved Solid Maple

Sides: Solid Maple

Body Depth: 2.96"

Body Width: 17.13"

Sound Hole & Binding: F-hole, Aged White

Top Binding: White/Black Triple

Bridge: Ebony

Pickguard: Ebony

Tailpiece: Ebony


Pickups: 1 Ken Smith Floating Mini Humbucker

Controls: Volume

Hardware: Gold

Case: Hardshell

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