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Suhr Classic Antique Heavy Aging Black Guitar #28182 - Used  From John Suhr

Don't let the gorgeous aging job on this Classic Antique fool you, this one's got some truly modern accoutrements that make it a versatile tone machine. Chambering makes this one feather light too!


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John Suhr Guitars

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What We Think

Condition: Used, Excellent

Love the chambering and the recessed trem !!!

Really alive sounding with a great chimey clean tone and a ferocious solo voice

7.15 lbs 

Manufacturer's Description from John Suhr

Our customers asked for an instrument that had a vintage look and feel but did not sacrifice playability and tone. Enter the Classic Antique™. We designed this guitar to ensure it preserved the spirit of a vintage instrument while performing like a Suhr. Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail ensure that every neck pocket is tight, every fret is perfectly dressed, and that each instrument plays its best before leaving our facility. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish and our proprietary antiquing process make each Classic Antique™ feel like it has been loved for years.

John Suhr Guitars

About Manufacturer

At Suhr Guitars, we don’t merely produce some of the finest hand-crafted guitars and amplifiers – we produce dreams that inspire musical passion and artistic creativity. Our fervent dedication to the highest quality standards possible, our famous fanatical attention to detail, our ears for tone, and our love for music ranging from rock to country to jazz to blues to pop to metal to fusion are all evident in every instrument we produce. The passion to build the very best possible is the underlying current of what Suhr Guitars is all about. From there comes the vision of John Suhr to design and create the best instruments possible. From there the skill of experienced master craftsmen, technological know-how, and the hard work of dedicated employees who truly love what they’re doing take over to produce modern works of art that discriminating artists and musicians will savor for a lifetime.


Model: Classic Antique

Serial: 28182

Weight: 7.15 lbs


Body Wood: Alder, 2-Piece

Body Top Wood: NA

Body Countours: Arm, Hand, & Tummy

Body Binding: NA

Chambering: Chambered

Sound Hole: NA

Body Top Color: NA

Body Color: Black

Body Finish / Aging: Extra Heavy Aging

Body Inlay: NA

Input Jack: Face Jack, Chrome

Bridge: Gotoh, 510, 2P-SS-SB, Chrome

Bridge Recess: Recessed

Strap Button / Screw Color: 

Electronics Mount: Pickguard

Control Plate: NA

Pickguard: Aged Green

Tremolo Cavity Cover: 510, Aged Green

Control Cavity Cover: None


Neck Wood: Roasted Maple

Neck Color: None

Neck Finish: Satin

Neck Tint / Aging: None

Neck Back Shape: Even C Medium (.840 - .920)

Neck Binding: None

Fingerboard Wood: 1-Piece Neck

Fingerboard Radius / Roll: 9" - 12"

Fingerboard Scalloping: None

Frets:  22, Stainless Steel, Jumbo

Side Dots: Clay

Fingerboard Inlay: Clay

12th Fret Inlay: None

Headstock: Hybrid, No Step

Headstock Top Wood: None

Headstock Color: None

Headstock FInish: Gloss

Nut: 1.687", Tusq, White

Logo: Inlay MOP

Tuning Gears: Suhr Locking, Chrome


Neck Pickup: V70, SC, Neck, Parchment

Middle Pickup: V70, SC, Middle, Parchment

Bridge Pickup: ThornBucker, HB, Bridge 53mm, Parchment

Pickup Selector: 5-Way Blade, Mega, Plastic Aged Green

Optional Electronics: Tone 1 Push-Pull = Add Bridge Pickup, Tone 2 Push-Pull = Split Bridge Pickup

Controls: Volume, Volume, Tone

Knobs: Parchment

Case: Hardshell, Tweed