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Plectrum Guitar

c.1950s, f-hole archtop, 16 1/2" wide body, 25 1/2" scale, natural finish, carved spruce top & maple back/sides/neck, multiple bound body/neck etc, ebony fingerboard & adjustable bridge, pearl split block inlays, newer Grover tuners, no body cracks but repaired heel crack and odd repair to bottom rib near endpin, easy action and big sound), cool player's grade instrument at a reasonable price, VGC, OHC



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b/s = back and sides : btn = button : inl = inlaid

fbd = fingerboard : pgd = pickguard : phd = peghead : pce = piece

tpce = tailpiece : t’shell = tortoiseshell

mop = mother of pearl : aba = abalone : adj = adjustable

HC = newer hard case : OHC = original hard case

OSC = original soft or semi-hard case : GB = gig bag


Mint/as new = all original unplayed condition

EC (Excellent Condition) = all original, no repairs/refinish unless noted, some playwear

VGC  (Very Good Condition) = basically all original, may have minor repairs/refinish but no other issues unless noted, moderate playwear

GC (Good Condition) = generally sound, possibly some repairs/refinish, may need work as noted, moderate to heavy playwear

PC (Poor Condition) =  Issues and work required as noted

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