FS: GORGEOUS RARE VINTAGE WASHBURN PRAIRIE SONG CUSTOM AUDITORIUM (000 / OM) GUITAR — YAMAKI BUILT IN 1980

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GORGEOUS RARE VINTAGE WASHBURN PRAIRIE SONG CUSTOM AUDITORIUM GUITAR — YAMAKI BUILT IN 1980

This is a lovely and very rare vintage guitar. Fabulous tone. Brilliant clarity and sustain. Full yet sweet, balanced and expressive bass, midrange and treble voices. Exceptional playability. This instrument has matured into the equivalent of a fine wine during its lifetime of over 35 years. It is now in its prime, with many years of great music left in it. A true gem. Collectible.

6-string flat top Grand Auditorium / 000 / OM style acoustic steel string guitar
Washburn model A-66SW — branded in marketing literature as F-66SW
Washburn serial number 804418
Hand made in 1980, at Yamaki’s Japanese shop, under contract to Washburn
Based directly on Yamaki model(s) YF-80M and/or Y-70F
A truly high-end, hard to find instrument
Comparable to and on a par with Martin’s top OMs of the same vintage

Duplicate ad along with 24 PHOTOS is at http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/msg/5708529339.html

FEATURES:
All solid wood construction
Select aged solid Sitka Spruce soundboard
Shaved and scalloped X-pattern top bracing for maximum tone response
Book-matched solid Rosewood sides and back
Natural hardwood purfling — body, neck and headstock
Abalone-inlaid headstock
Mahogany neck with diamond reinforcement
Adjustable truss rod
Ebony fingerboard with intricate Maple inlays
Nickel silver frets — 20 in total — 14 open
Ebony bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Inlaid heel plate
Natural Rosewood pickguard
Precision cast enclosed tuners — 16:1 ratio
Expertly-repaired hairline crack in the top, with a small ding
Original hard-shell case
Allen wrench for truss rod
Wide leather strap
Oasis humidifier
Martin Marquis strings

REPRESENTATION:
Well loved and well cared for by original owner
Making room for a new classical guitar
Excellent and pristine overall condition
$2,180.00 — plus cost of shipping
3-day trial available — with funds escrowed
Located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

MEASUREMENTS:
Soundboard thickness on the order of 0.12”
Scale length 25.125” for high E string — 25.3125” for low E string
Fretboard width 1.75” at nut — 2.25” at 14th fret
String spacing 1.4688” at nut — 1.875” at 14th fret — 2.1875” at bridge
Fret 1 action set at 0.018” for both high and low E strings
Fret 12 action set at 0.092” for low E string — 0.058” for high E string
Fret 20 action set at 0.126” for low E string — 0.106” for high E string
Neck thickness approximately 0.875”
Body length 19.5”
Treble/upper bout width 10.75”
Waist bout width 9”
Bass/lower bout width 15.125”
Soundhole diameter 3.5625”
Body 3.3125” deep at neck joint
Body 4” deep at bottom end
Bridge length 6” (left-to-right)
Bridge width 1.25” at string pins — tapering to 1.0625” at each side
Bridge height ~0.3438” at pins
Headstock length 6.4375”
Guitar weight ~3.5 lbs
Case weight ~12.5 pounds

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