1972 Gallagher G65 Guitar

(Serial No. 439) Excellent well played condition, made in the heart of bluegrass country in Wartrace, TN. Gallaghers are made in very limited numbers so you have to seach them out. Gallagher are probably best known for their G60 which was played by Doc Watson. The G65 is their top of the line rosewood back and sides equivalent. This is a very resonant guitar with fantastic bass response, and great attack and clarity. Its uncommon to find a used one. Pickers that play a Gallagher have owned the other makes and models and have chosen a Gallagher for the sound. This is a blue ribbon flatpicking guitar. It is built with all solid woods, with a Sitka spruce top, Indian rosewood back and sides, an ebony fingerboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, grained ivoriod binding, pearl logo, and nickel hardware. Strap button has been added at the heel. Nut width is the standard 1 11/16 inch and the scale is 25 1/2 inches. This guitar is a great gigging guitar. It is fitted with an undersaddle pickup and endpin jack. Most of the finish on the back of the neck has been played off, so the neck is silky smooth and as comfortable as your favorite pair of jeans. The sound is simply amazing - very loud with excellent tone. Click here for a video clip of this guitar as played by Nathan Beaumont of Brandon, FL. Action is low with plenty of saddle left. Comes with a nice (original?) hardshell case.

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