Description: Acoustic Guitar - 8-string Guitar /Ambridge
8-string guitar by the English luthier, Simon Ambridge, 2002.
Swiss spruce (Bear's Claw), Brazilian rosewood, Gilbert tuning gears, 654mm scale, all French Polish, hard case included.
The photo is when the guitar was brand new; the markings on the sound board are the Bear's Claw effect (also known as haselfichte in German), they are not scratches!
This was my main guitar for 2 years. I have entered into an exclusive agreement with another luthier which is why I am selling this guitar.
No cracks, structurally very sound. Moderate surface scratches on soundboard, finish is matted on upper bout of the back from body heat (this guitar was played a lot). Set-up already for internal mic/transducer (electronics not included).
The tone is excellent, beautiful treble clarity, full basses (I have it tuned with 2 low basses, A'-D'-E-A-D-g-b-e).
Excellent for concerts or recording. The price is very reasonable, reflecting in part the difficulty of selling 8-string guitars!