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2001 Heritage Golden Eagle

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Serial #: R02901, Kalamazoo label

Body size at lower bout: 17", Scale length: 25 1/2" Nut: 1 11/16" Body depth: 3"

Finish: Sunburst finish, nitrocellulose lacquer type.

Materials: Solid bookmatched handcarved fine grain spruce top; solid handcarved bookmatched tiger-flame maple back and sides with Venetian cutaway; tiger flame maple neck with walnut centerstripes; solid ebony fingerboard with cloud mother of pearl inlays; abalone headstock logo; 7-ply body binding; 5-ply neck binding; bound f-holes; solid bone nut.

Hardware: 100% original hardware includes 5-ply bound maple pickguard; gold H-logo tailpiece, gold Grover Super Rotomatic tuners with Imperial keys; compensated adjustable ebony bridge with inlaid foot; adjustable truss rod; heritage floating humbucking pickup.

Handbuilt in Kalamazoo by former Gibson artisans in the old Gibson plant, the Golden Eagle is the flagship of the Heritage line. The equivalent to the Gibson L-5C, the Golden Eagle shares the same materials and specifications as its Gibson cousin, including the solid carved spruce top, solid flame maple back and sides, inlaid ebony fingerboard and parallel bracing. An elegant single pickup jazz box, the guitar combines the art deco look of the classic Epiphone Deluxe cloud inlays with outstanding tiger flame maple throughout.

The guitar shows particularly vivid tiger flame maple throughout, and has been maintained in superb condition, without pick, buckle, thumb or fingerboard wear. The solid carved bookmatched quartersawn Sitka spruce soundboard produces a warm, rich, woody acoustic tone, faithfully amplified by the original Heritage floating humbucking pickup. Smooth low action over a gentle C profile neck with freshly dressed original medium jumbo fretwork.

A fully handmade US built classic jazz archtop, at an unbeatable price. One only: call now.

Setup: This instrument is strung with medium gauge nickel flatwound strings (.013-.056). The guitar will accommodate lighter or heavier gauge strings, according to preference. String action is set at 5/64" to 6/64" at the 12th fret, with moderate relief. The action may be lowered or raised to your requirements with the adjustable bridge.

Case: Original black deluxe arched plush lined Heritage logo hardshell case.









































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