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AJL Guitars / 17 / 2011 / Sunburst, Bordeaux, Natural Or Vintage Natural / Guitar

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Technical data

Scale length: 25 1/2"

Body size: 17 inch

Neck: Solid masterclass flamed maple, two piece, rosewood stripe

Neck dimensions: 43mm at the 0-fret, 54mm at the 14th fret

Top: Solid European spruce

Back and sides: Solid masterclass flamed maple

Fingerboard: Ebony with m.o.p. inlays and side dots

Bridge: Brazilian rosewood with gold plated thumbwheels

Frets: Dunlop

Hardware: Grover Imperial tuners, Fingerstyle tailpiece. All gold-plated

Truss-rod: two-way adjustable

Inlays: Genuine Mother of pearl

Pickguard: Bound tortoise-style with hidden volume control.

Finishing options: Natural, Aged, Traditional sunburst, Tobacco sunburst. Bordeaux

Instrument sold

AJL Guitars, Finland  

Contact name:
Ari-Jukka Luomaranta
AJL Guitars
Finnish & English
Exclusive Handcrafted Guitars
Opening hours:
8 am - 4 pm


AJL-Guitars are handbuild in Finland by Master luthier Ari-Jukka Luomaranta. AJ has been specialized in Gypsyguitars long time, but also builds archtops. He is also known as guitarplayer and producer.


AJL Premium-class Gypsyguitars are known worldwide, they're built traditionally and are very close to original Selmer guitars from 30's and 40's.

His model X-O is said to be closest to original Selmer than any other guitar.

Modern technology is used to make wood sound like old. They're played by many top gypsyjazz players.


Special service - select your own brazilian rosewood

AJ is know to be specialized brazilian rosewood. Check the website at  You can see current selection of laminated backs & sides and choose yours - and the guitar will be built for you from that particular wood.

His brazilian rosewood is CITES proven "pre-copnvention" stock, and You always get CITES paperwork with your guitar, and you will not end up in troubles with it !

Guitars are also built with backs & sides in Pao Ferro, Maple & Indian rosewood.

Guitars also always include Handmade AJL-Fiberglass case, for archtops, some exclusive options for cases too at 

Guitars are very seldom available on stock, waiting list usually from three months to one year


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