2012 Santa Cruz Vintage Artist Guitar

(Serial No. 6512) Very clean near mint guitar. Dreadnaught body size, Sitka top with a factory custom cutaway with advanced, scalloped X-bracing for powerful bass, complemented by the clear tone and definition of master grade Mahogany in the back and sides. Other features include a small tortoise guard, herringbone rosette and top trim, zipper backstripe, fully bound top, back, fretboard and peghead with grained ivoroid, ebony bridge and fretboard with small dot inlay. Peghead overlay is Brazilian rosewood with a pearl logo. Tuners are original Waverly open back style with metal buttons. Nice low action, Neck set is good, fret are fine. 1 11/16 inch nut, 25 1/2 scale, V neck profile. Very strong sounding guitar that Santa Cruz calls "tonally equal and technically superior to the most respected Pre-War guitars". Thats a pretty strong claim, but this IS a powerful guitar with beautiful tone. Strap button added at the heel. Fitted with a L.R. Baggs pickup system with controls at the soundhole and an endpin jack. Comes with a newer hard shell case.

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