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Blueridge BR-163 "000" Style Acoustic Guitar Historic Series Rosewood w/ Case
Blueridge BR-163 Acoustic Guitar
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The Historic Series offers authentic style, paying close attention to the details of the most sought after pre-war instruments. The BR-163, built in the comfortable 000-sized body makes not only a truly enjoyable guitar to play, but the ultimate finger picking guitar in its price range. Crafted with a select solid spruce top, hand-carved X-bracing, choice solid rosewood back and sides, with herringbone top trim and a traditional dovetail neck joint.
Like the best instruments, Blueridge guitars aren't overbuilt; they're crafted to be light and resonant. Meticulous attention to detail and quality craftsmanship is evident in the traditional, forward-position, hand-carved parabolic X-bracing which allows the solid Spruce top to ring loud and true. Blueridge guitars feature a traditional dovetail neck joint, slim mahogany neck, adjustable truss rod, and butterbean-button, Kluson-style tuning machines with an updated mechanism for modern precision and feel.
Blueridge BR-163 Acoustic Guitar Features:
Select Solid Sitka Spruce top with hand-carved parabolic top braces in authentic Pre-war forward X-pattern
Solid, Select Indian Rosewood back and sides
Delicate herringbone top inlay and back center stripe
'000' body style with a 14th-fret body joint
Dovetail neck joint
Slim Mahogany neck has adjustable truss rod and 1 11/16" nut width
Scale length of 25.6" (650mm)
Maple bridge plate
Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique M-O-P and Abalone design
Saga'sŪ exclusive Dalmatian style pickguard
Natural high-gloss finish with aging toner for perfect Vintage look
Accurate Vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons
One look at any Blueridge guitar will tell you that the craftsmandship, style and quality of the Golden Era are still alive and plainly evident in every guitar with the Blueridge name.
The intricate MOP inlays, the careful workmanship and tremendous tonal quality of each Blueridge ensure that these fine guitars will be highly collectible. They're most definitely the benchmark of value and affordability today.
Like the finest guitars of the Golden Era, each Blueridge has the traditional dovetail neck/body joint and each model's neck features an adjustable truss rod. The Kluson-style enclosed tuning machines with "butterbean" buttons, in either gold or nickel, have the perfect vintage look yet offer modern precision and feel.
InstrumentAlley.com is an authorized stocking dealer for Blueridge guitars. We carry many guitar models in stock and can order any Blueridge guitar if you don't see what you want in our online store. InstrumentAlley.com offers the best deals at the lowest price on the BR-163 and all Blueridge guitars. Each Blueridge guitar now comes with a full lifetime warranty!
Back and Side Material Select Solid Indian Rosewood
Back Inlay Zig Zag
Binding White ABS
Body Type 000
Brace Material Spruce
Bridge & End Pins White ABS
Bridge Material Indian Rosewood
Bridge Plate Maple
& Peghead Binding None
Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Position Inlays M-O-P Diamond & Snowflake
Finish Vintage-Toned High Gloss
Headstock Style Solid
Heelcap White ABS
Logo Inlay Style M-O-P / Abalone
Neck Material Select Mahogany
Number of Frets Clear 14
Number of Frets Total 20
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1 11/16"
Peghead Overlay Indian Rosewood
Pickguard Dalmatian Tortoise
Scale Length 25.6" (650mm)
Side Inlay None
Soundhole Rosette Traditional Multi-Ply ABS
Top Select Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern Pre-war-style Forward Shifted X-Bracing
Top Purfling Herringbone
Tuning Machines Gotoh Vintage-style / Open-back / Butterbean Buttons
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