Acoustic guitar

Vintage Unveils Gordon Giltrap Signature Electro Acoustic Guitar


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Gordon giltrap

Gordon giltrap

Vintage electro acoustic Gordon Giltrap Signature

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Vintage electro acoustic Gordon Giltrap Signature

PRESS RELEASE: John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd., the global distributor of Vintage-branded instruments, is proud to announce the launch of the Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature acoustic electric guitar.

Considered one of the world’s greatest guitarists, Gordon has been at the forefront of the acoustic guitar since the late 1960s and has released over thirty albums during his four decades in the music business.

Designed in collaboration with respected master luthier Rob Armstrong and Gordon himself, this vintage electro-acoustic style Grand Auditorium / 000 crossover is based on a handcrafted instrument that Rob made in 1980 and Gordon plays today. Featuring a high quality solid North American cedar top, with mahogany back and sides, the iconic “small size” body is complemented by Rob Armstrong’s signature headstock design.

“I have played many great guitars during my years in business and this one ranks among the best,” says Gordon when asked about his new signature model, “this is an exceptional guitar according to anyone’s standards and at any price.The original guitar has very strong highs with a sort of springy and expressive sound all the way to the bass end, the new vintage guitar has it all combined with an overall warmth and a balanced tone. “

The bridge is made of high quality rosewood, with a progressively compensated natural bone saddle providing excellent intonation, while the mahogany neck comes with a premium rosewood fingerboard, complete with genuine abalone inlays and markers. side points.

Electricity is supplied via a Fishman® Presys Blend preamp and Sonicore mic system, which includes a built-in microphone with mic mix control, notch – feedback control, phase control knob, three-way equalizer bands and volume control, as well as an in-guitar tuner with easy access to the drums.

“When Rob Armstrong first laid eyes on the first sample, all he could say was WOW, and that’s before he even picked it up!” Gordon continues, “I echo his feelings. I’m proud to put my name on this guitar and have it part of my musical heritage.”

Rob Ketch, Fishman’s vice president of OEM sales, also commented on the collaboration, “Gordon Giltrap is a long-time Fishman artist. Gordon has been using our premium Rare Earth Blend system for several years. The Presys Blend system was chosen for the model. Vintage VE2000GG to deliver the benefits of mixing pickups and microphones with the addition of a built-in chromatic tuner.This combination of features makes Gordon’s Signature Guitar the perfect performance instrument for the working musician as well as the hobbyist . “

Gordon’s signature guitar is also available as a twelve-string instrument with the same specifications.

6 string model: VE2000GG £ 479 RRP
12-string model: VE2000GG-12 £ 499 RRP


Top: Solid, high quality, fine-grained North American red cedar
Back: Mahogany
Sides: Mahogany
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood with Abalone Inlays
Lateral Position Markers: Abalone +
Bridge: Rosewood
Upper nut: natural bone
Saddle: Natural bone, compensated
Scale: 642 mm / 25.27 “
Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend
Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
Tuning Machines: Grover 102
Strings: Made in the USA of high quality
Finish: Clear satin
Case: Supplied with Kinsman hard case

Information taken from the official press release, for more visit JHS

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