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Maton EBG 808 TE Tommy Emmanuel Signature Guitar Pre-Owned 2011 ID-13818

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Maton EBG 808 TE

Maton EBG808 TE Tommy Emmanuel Signature

Designed in conjunction with guitar great Tommy Emmanuel. The TE series guitars are an outstanding tribute to Tommy’s musicianship and Maton’s superior craftsmanship. Built to Tommy’s specifications the TE series provides the huge tone and performance you would expect from a guitar bearing his name.

Tommy looks for a guitar with superb tone, capable of the most delicate expression as well as the most ferocious attack. The neck must stay true regardless of the rigors of international travel and the guitar needs to perform at its peak, from Rome, to Nashville, to Sydney!

The Tommy Emmanuel models feature a Mother of Pearl block inlay on the 12th Fret, engraved with "C.G.P." The acronym stands for "Certified Guitar Player," a title bestowed on Tommy by Chet Atkins and held by only 3 other guitarists in the world - John Knowles, Jerry Reed and Steve Warriner.

Tommy has done Australia proud and he continues to use Maton as his guitar of choice.

Originally used as a Mahogany "substitute", Queensland Maple has become the backbone of the Maton sound. It is used in nearly every Maton either as a neck, back & sides, or internal component. A rainforest hardwood from Northern Queensland, this timber is light, strong, and visually striking. Queensland Maple is extremely well balanced with an even response across all frequencies. If you are looking for the secret to Maton's great tone, this is a good place to start.

What we know...

The TE model is the most popular Maton model in our store for a reason. While the guitar is comfortable and loud for its small size, we know the APMic combination makes this guitar superb for any live performance.

Why it matters...

Because we know it works. This guitar has stood the test of time on the road in Tommy's hands. It might go down in history as the most iconic Maton model ever produced.

What to expect!

The ideal performing machine - on, and off the road.

This Pre-Owned Guitar is in Good Condition w/ light dings and scratches throughout the guitar, a larger ding on the headstock, there is also a small repaired crack on the upper side of the guitar.

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Specifications:

Shipping Weight: 20

Serial: 7011

Top Wood: "AAA" Select" Grade Solid Sitka Spruce

Back Wood: Solid Queensland Maple

Nut Width: 1 47/64"

Scale: 25.5"

Year: 2012

Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dot Fingerboard Inlays

Rosette: Herringbone

Neck Wood: Queensland Maple

Fretboard: Rosewood

Nut Material: Micarta

Saddle Material: Micarta

Bridge: Rosewood

Bridge Pins: White w/ Black Dots

Tuners: Chrome Grover

Purfling: White/Black/White/Black

Body Binding: Ivory

Pickguard: Tortoise with Gold "M"

Headstock Shape: Solid

Headstock Inlay: Logo Decal

Frets To Body: 14

Neck Profile: C Shape

Pickup(s): APMic

Case: Black Maton Hardcase




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