George Wilson Late 1700's Italian Style Guitar (1977)

sku: 28U-203079
Inspired by Italian guitars of the late 1700’s, this instrument has a small body with a solid spruce top that extends into the fingerboard. The sides and back are made with alternating staves of mahogany and cypress. The soundhole rosette is inset with a diamond pattern. It could use some minor work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in excellent condition.   More Details...

  • Solid Spruce top that extends into fingerboard
  • Cypress / mahogany staves body with slightly arched back
  • Mahogany neck with "ice cream cone heel" and figured edge headstock
  • Dark peghead overlay, wooden peg tuners
  • 9 fret ebony fingerboard with gut tie frets
  • 7 extra frets in spruce top extension
  • 10-7/8" lower bout, 1-7/8" nut, ~26-1/2" scale
  • Handcrafted in Virginia by George D. Wilson
  • Label initialed by maker and dated 1977
  • With custom Kase Kraft hardshell case (red lining)
  • EC except could use minor work (restring and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)