Gitane D-500 Grande Bouche Gypsy Jazz Acoustic Guitar  

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Fans of Gypsy-Jazz guitar as well as guitar aficionados of every stripe will applaud Saga's re-introduction of the classic Selmer-Maccaferri style jazz guitar...the Gitane D-500. All measurements and ... Read More

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Overview

Fans of Gypsy-Jazz guitar as well as guitar aficionados of every stripe will applaud Saga's re-introduction of the classic Selmer-Maccaferri style jazz guitar...the Gitane D-500. All measurements and characteristic features of this guitar were faithfully recreated to make this incredibly high quality and affordable guitar.

Features
  • Solid Spruce top Rosewood back and sides
  • Horizontal cutaway
  • Multiple Ebony/Maple purfling on all edges
  • Characteristic large "D" soundhole
  • Ebony Mustache bridge with movable center
  • Thin, comfortable, bound Mahogany neck
  • Dovetail neck/body joint
  • Slotted headstock with Rosewood overlay
  • Extended 24-fret Ebony fingerboard
  • M-O-P dot markers
  • Body size- 12-fret neck joint - Scale length 25 1/4" - Nut width 1 7/8" - Body length 18 1/2" - Lower bout 16" - Upper bout 11 1/4"
  • Geared 14:1 ratio, gold-plated, slotted peghead tuning machines
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • High-gloss finish with aging toner for vintage look
  • Bone nut, zero fret
  • Shop adjusted
Specifications
  • Back and Side Material: Indian Rosewood
    Back Inlay: None
    Binding: Ebony
    Body Shape: Horizontal Cutaway
    Brace Material: Spruce
    Bridge Material: Ebony / Movable Mustache-style
    Fingerboard and Peghead Binding: None
    Fingerboard Material: Ebony
    Fingerboard Position Inlays: M-O-P Round Dots
    Finish: Vintage-toned High Gloss
    Headstock Style: Traditional Slotted
    Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
    Number of Frets Clear: 12
    Number of Frets Total: 24
    Nut Material: Zero-fret/Bone String Guide
    Nut Width: 1-7/8"
    Peghead Overlay: Indian Rosewood
    Recommended Strings: Parisian by Gitane Manouche Strings - Medium Gauge
    Saddle: Dyed Rosewood
    Scale Length: 25-1/4"
    Side Inlay: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
    Soundhole Rosette: Traditional Multi-Ply Wood
    Soundhole Shape: Grand Bouche
    Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
    Top Bracing Pattern: Traditional Fan Bracing
    Top Purfling: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
    Tuning Machines: Standard Gold-plated / Accurate 14:1 Gear Ratio / White ABS Buttons
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