Benedetto Archtop Guitars / Manhattan / 2018 / Natural / Guitar For Sale

2018 Benedetto Manhattan Natural - Serial: 52509

Gorgeous guitar, in "as new", unplayed conditions.

"The Manhattan guitar has become the signature model of the Benedetto archtop line. Made under Bob’s scrupulous supervision, the Manhattan consists of only the finest materials, designs and craftsmanship, including the Benedetto fine–lined binding package, unbound ebony fingerrest and Benedetto cello–style tailpiece. Bob painstakingly selects the tonewoods, reviews the voicings and inspects each guitar, assuring the ultimate in archtop beauty, tonality and playability. Imitated but never equaled, the Manhattan has raised the standard of carved top guitars and is truly the instrument by which all other archtops are measured."


Body: Archtop: 17" lower bout, 3" body depth Venetian cutaway 
Top: Carved, hand–graduated and tuned, master grade European spruce
Back: Carved, hand–graduated master grade European flamed maple
Sides: Master grade European flamed maple
Bracing: X–braced European spruce
Binding: Fine–lined multiples of black/white throughout
Neck:Select, American flamed maple
Fingerboard: Ebony, 12" radius, with 12th fret abalone floral inlay
Width at Nut: 1 ¾", bone
Scale: 25"
Frets: 21
Bridge: Ebony, adjustable with black wheels and posts
Tailpiece: Ebony with Benedetto tail adjuster
Pickup: 1 Benedetto S–6 (suspended)
Controls: Volume mounted on fingerrest
Tuners: Gotoh gold with ebony buttons
Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Colors: Claret, Antique Burst, Honey Blonde, Opulent Brown, Natural
Strings: Pure nickel (.012-.052) 

This is the perfect addition for any collector or player.

CescosCornerGuitars, Italy  

Contact name:
Francesco Balossino
Fender Gibson Martin
English, Italian, Spanish
Vintage and collectable
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Vintage and Rare Guitars Services / appraisals / Restorings - run by a Enthusiast Collector, Guitar Historian and Restorer.

We're located in Italy 

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Payments: Bank Wire for consigment sales, Paypal or Bank wire for items from my collection

Shipping: I use DHL express international service only.


Please ALWAYS email us first to know if the item is still available, and to receive detailed instrument description and complete photo-set of the guitar.

For instruments / amps / gear purchases you can pay by bank wire transfer. Please instruct your bank that all banking charges must be on your account. We’ll send you by email invoice and our banking data, or the direct data of the guitar's owner, in case of guitars on consignment. 
We do have Paypal that can be used to put a HOLD on a guitar or in particular cases, after common Agreement between seller and buyer.

our sales services and appraisals will be charged depending on the instrument's value, with full Agreement with owner, to a maximum of 10% of the final sales amount.

A 25% non refundable deposit will hold any instrument for a maximum of 60 days! The item will be shipped the same day full payment is received. No approval on held instruments.

We ship with UPS Express or other carrier of your choice, such as FedEx or DHL.  Buyer pays all shipping, insurance and customs taxes. Any insurance claims are responsability of the buyer. Items are shipped at customer's risk. We are not responsible for loss or damage. Local Pickup is Always welcome.

24 hour approval on all guitars and basses: 
All items can be returned if you find that they differ from the description we have given to you. 
For a full refund, merchandise must be returned, fully insured, in the same condition it was sent. Refund is limited to the selling price of the item, and will be sent by bank wire only after we receive back the item.  
No approval and no return on items purchased to order (on commission). No approval and no return on items kept on hold.

Trade-ins and purchase of your fine vintage instruments:
we're Always open to evaluate your proposal, being it for a straight trade deal with a guitar per other guitar or more articulate trades with more instruments. In these cases, your offered guitars must be inspected by us with a in-hand Appraisal, you will have to ship them here at your charge and risk, or you're welcome to bring them here in person. Final evaluation of the guitars will be made after detailed Appraisal and final Agreement with buyer.


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