Breedlove

Description

The Breedlove Signature Concertina acoustic-electric cutaway pairs torrefied European spruce with African mahogany for a high-value, superior-sounding all-purpose instrument. As part of the Breedlove Organic Collection, now available at Guitar Center, the Signature Concertina is ideal for a first-time player, intermediate musician taking a step to the next level or a professional seeking a solid partner for the road. The Signature Concertina is also perfect for players who favor the unmistakable sound and easy playability of a small 12-fret guitar. Boasting a luminous high-gloss finish, the Signature Concertina Copper CE's soft, stylish cutaway puts every fret within reach, making for an intimate, powerful instrument.

Breedlove Organic Collection Signature Concertina CE main features:

Sustainably sourced all-solid African mahogany back and sides with torrefied European spruce top
25" scale African mahogany neck with 18-fret Indian laurel fingerboard and Indian laurel bridge, and a soft cutaway for easy access to all frets
Premium Breedlove chrome closed gear tuning machines with black buttons, Breedlove Natural Sound electronics
Thin UV gloss Copper Burst finish

Sustainably sourced wood and torrefied top

Breedlove chose African mahogany for acoustic-electric guitars in its Organic Collection Signature Series. To source the FSC Certified African mahogany, the Breedlove team traveled to the African Congo River Basin Rainforest. The mahogany construction of the Breedlove Signature Concertina delivers a warm, rich tone that's ideal for players looking for a balanced and rich sound.

The torrefaction process, accomplished at the source in the Swiss Alps, offers Signature models an "aged" sound and makes for easier maintenance during fluctuations in temperature and humidity.

Soft cutaway design for easy fret access

Breedlove engineered their soft cutaway design to offer the smoothest, most comfortable access to the highest register. The soft cutaway design allows access to all 18 frets without diminishing the projection and balanced tone of the Breedlove Signature Concertina. The unique design of Breedlove's soft cutaway balances the higher energy treble notes with the lower energy bass tones.

Breedlove Natural Sound electronics

The Breedlove Organic Collection Signature Series Concertina acoustic-electric cutaway is equipped with Breedlove's Natural Sound electronics. Natural Sound electronics feature soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls, plus easy battery replacement.

Thin UV finish

The Breedlove Signature Concertina features a significantly thinner UV-finished top. The thin UV-finished top reduces weight and also contributes to a more complex sound with sustained overtones.

Other special features of the Breedlove Signature Concertina acoustic-electric cutaway include forward X bracing and bone nut and saddle.

About the Breedlove Organic Collection

The result of a three-year journey, the Breedlove Organic Collection brings sustainably sourced, FSC Certified, solid native and exotic tonewoods to an affordable line of acoustic-electrics for the very first time. Each wood combination is available in Breedlove's three distinctive, popular shapes—Concerto, Concert and 12-fret Concertina. The Signature Series and Wildwood Series are also available in the new travel-size Companion shape. Breedlove Organic models feature thin UV finishes and Breedlove Natural Sound electronics. With no synthetic materials and less than half the glue of similar models, the Breedlove Organic Collection provides the natural path to uninhibited solid sound.
Specifications
Body
  • Body type: Concertina
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top wood: Solid Torrefied European Spruce
  • Back & sides: Solid African Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: X Brace
  • Top Finish: Gloss Copper Burst
  • Body finish: Gloss
Neck
  • Neck shape: Soft C
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Fingerboard: Indian Laurel
  • Neck wood: African Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Number of frets: 18
  • Neck finish: Satin Natural 
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes, Breedlove Natural Sound 
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Indian Laurel
  • Tuning machines: Premium Breedlove Chrome Closed Gear with Black buttons
  • Bridge: Indian Laurel
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: All-solid wood small body guitar at an approachable price point
  • Case: None
  • Accessories: Saddle, Truss Rod Wrench, Breedlove Sticker, Breedlove Inspection Check List
  • Country of origin: China

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