Benedetto Manhattan - Honey Blonde Serial# 1194

Benedetto Manhattan - Honey Blonde Serial# 1194

15,900.00 19,600.00

The Manhattan consists of only the finest materials, designs and craftsmanship, including the Benedetto fine–lined binding package, unbound ebony finger rest and Benedetto cello–style tailpiece. Imitated but never equaled, the Manhattan has raised the standard of carved top guitars and is truly the instrument by which all other archtops are measured.

  • Archtop: 17” lower bout, 3” body depth Venetian cutaway.
  • Top: Carved, hand–graduated and tuned, master grade European Spruce.
  • Back: Carved, hand–graduated master grade European Flamed Maple.
  • Sides: Master grade European Flamed Maple.
  • Bracing: X–braced European Spruce.
  • Binding: Fine–lined multiples of black/white throughout
  • Neck: Select, American Flamed Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, 12” radius, with 12th fret abalone floral inlay
  • Weight: 5lbs 13oz
  • Width at Nut: 1 1”, bone
  • Scale: 25”
  • Frets: 21
  • Bridge: Ebony, adjustable with black wheels and posts
  • Tailpiece: Ebony with Benedetto tail adjuster
  • Pickup: 1 Benedetto S–6 (suspended)
  • Controls: Volume mounted on finger rest
  • Tuners: Gotoh gold with ebony buttons
  • Fingerrest: Ebony
  • Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Color: Honey Blonde
  • Strings: Pure nickel (.012-.052)
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