Vintage Statesboro 12-string – NAMM 2017

British-based Paul Brett introduces a new 12-string for the Vintage brand of acoustic guitars

Official Debut at the Winter NAMM show

One of the more interesting arrivals at Winter NAMM is the Vintage Statesboro 12-string guitar, from John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. (JHS) who distribute brands like Fret-King™ electric and bass guitars,  Vintage® and Encore® electric, acoustic and bass guitars and Pilgrim® Folk Instruments..

Made with a 1920s Stella look, and dedicated to Blind Willie McTell, this “bluesmachine” 12-string features a maple back and mahogany sides, topped with solid Sitka Spruce, and a metal trapeze tailpiece, and a bone nut and saddle.

It is available as an acoustic (V5000SB-12) and acoustic-electric version (VE5000SB-12) that has the Fishman Rare Earth humbucker soundhole pickup system.

It comes with a Kinsman Hardshell case.

JHS/RBI Music NAMM Booth 5279

Additional Reading:

Vintage Guitars US Website