Bourgeois Slope D "The Standard" - Aged Tone Adirondack/Mahogany #7702

Bourgeois Slope D "The Standard" - Aged Tone Adirondack/Mahogany #7702 Item #slopeD
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 Those guys at Bourgeois know about loud, wow, this guitar is loud!  We are offering a new Bourgeois Slope D "The Standard" with an "Aged Tone" Adirondack spruce top and Mahogany back and sides. It's a fine, fine, super fine guitar.  It really is the standard all guitars should be judged by.  If you are familiar with late 40's early 50's Gibson J-50 and J-45 guitars, you'll know the sound I'm talking about, warm, rich, loud and succinctly brilliant.


Dana Bourgeois' passion for acoustic guitars was fostered by those coveted instruments built in the pre-war era. "The Standard" model was inspired by the classic designs that emerged from the midwestern United States at that time, but incorporates many elements of Dana's own design.


It starts with the striking Ziricote fretboard and bridge, beautiful in figure yet subtle enough to maintain the pre-war look. The single ring Ivoroid rosette and rectangular bridge hearken back to those old designs. Our contoured headstock was introduced with the L-DBO model, and fits the look perfectly!

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Top Wood: Aged Tone Adirondack
Back/Sides: Mahogany
Rosette: Single Ring Ivoroid on End
Body Binding: Ivoroid
Purfling: Black/Ivoroid on End w/ Back & Sides
Neck: LDBO 14-fret
Head Veneer: Ebony
Fretboard: 14 Fret Ziricote
Fretboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl Dots
Fretboard Binding: Ziricote
Tuners: Waverly Nickel/Oval/Ivoroid
Bridge: Ziricote Rectangular - 2.2
Pins: Ivoroid - No Dots
Pickguard: Celluloid

Serial#: 7702

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