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Lowden / Pierre Bensusan Honduras Adirondack Bevel / Guitar

The first guitar George made for Pierre was back in 1978 and that 'old lady' battered and bruised but much loved and played still sings beautifully today. Over the years since then Pierre and George have worked very closely together and Pierre has made many recordings with that first Lowden guitar. George also remembers adding a Cutaway and making the neck a bit wider to Pierre's first Lowden in 1999. Therefore, designing and building a new guitar for Pierre in 2009 was a project which George approached with special expectations and hope. His challenge was to design a new guitar with many of the attributes of the old one but with more comfort to allow Pierre to play and compose for many hours each day. Pierre asked George to include a sound-box "bevel". To make sure the new guitar had plenty of brilliance and warmth at the same time, George choose Honduras rosewood and Adirondack spruce, also among my favourite tonewoods. Honduras rosewood is the nearest wood in character and (tone)colour to good quality Brazilian rosewood - it has the same texture, density, hardness - and most of all -the same tap tone. Adirondack spruce was the wood used on the famous pre-war Martin (and Gibson) guitars, it is only available again since approx. 1995 because during WW2 all supply was used up for building boats and planes. The tonal clarity, warmth and rather 'three dimensional' powerful tonal quality is unique and it's no wonder Adirondack topped pre-war Martin guitars ar so sought after. Nowadays the same thing happens with Honduras Rosewood, it's hard to come by and to make the PB work these days other woods are used for back and sides such as Mountain rosewood. A golden couple with Adirondack spruce - And i'm very pleased to present this wonderful guitar to you! Features: Back and sides: Honduras Rosewood Top: Adirondack Spruce Neck: Fingerstyle low profile 45.2 mm / 60 mm stringspacing, 650mm scale length-  Back of the neck, Flamed Canadian Maple, Soundbox: F size cutaway, with * soundbox bevel faced in mottled ebony Soundbox voicing: Bracing - bass bias 'dolphin profile' bracing with soundbox geometry also bass bias Soundbox depth: 130 mm at tail block bridge: Madagascar rosewood Split two piece saddle for accurate tuning Fingerboard: Madagascar ebony bound with ebony and maple headfacing: Bookmatched front and back with ebony Bevel: 25 mm wide at widest point faced with mottled ebony with bracing voicing compensation machineheads: Gotoh 510 series gold / ebony Case: Hiscox Deluxe Liteflite Model Specificaties Body Shape F Back And Sides Honduras Rosewood Top Adirondack Finish Nitro Cellulose Neck Material 5 piece maple Neck Shape C Fretboard Material Ebony Bridge Ebony Scale length 650 mm (25,5") Nutwidth 45 mm (1 3/4") String spacing         60 mm (2 3/8") Tuners Gotoh 510 Gold/Ebony Travels in Hiscox Remarks New guitar with Limited lifetime Warranty
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The Fellowship Of Acoustics, Netherlands  

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The Fellowship of Acoustics
Martin, Gibson, Fender, Vintage Guitars, Santa Cruz, PRS, Collings, Rozawood, etc..
English, Dutch and German
Fine, Vintage and Rare Guitars
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Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm.


I have always been opposed to being trapped into a job eight hours a day to purchase the free time to do what I enjoy. That’s why i started the Fellowship of Acoustics. The fellowship of acoustics was founded by Rudi Bults, Guitarist and obsessed with tone and wood. The idea was offering real expertise when trading and selling the finest instruments in the world from our showroom in Bergentheim, Netherlands. Helping others find the right tools and enjoying an atmosphere that’s unhurried, honest and informative that’s my go. We are nothing like the "supermarket" style music stores, but specialize in string-things only. We are widely known for Flattop guitars but also sell electric, mandolins & banjo’s, amps, parts, and accessories. Our store has earned the reputation for being a great place to shop for the best products and service.
It is our hope that this new website - much more than a list of "gear" for sale - will serve as an example of our commitment to offering a more personal approach, a friendly atmosphere, and an ultimately more satisfying experience for our friends and customers.
If you have any questions just dial +31-523-232205 or e-mail My name is Rudi Bults, and I’m always here to help out. Wherever possible, we would recommend that you visit our store and experience our instruments and service first hand. However, because of our high standards you can be confident of ordering online from us. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and welcome your feedback.


We do speak English, Dutch and German! Feel free to call in any of these languages and ask your questions! Call 0031-523-232205




We LOVE Guitars, and buy and trade for most stringed instruments. But we also do consignment, make appraisals for insurance or put you on our watch list. Please check the Buying & Trading page for details.
The Fellowship of Acoustics BV
Kanaalweg oost 36
7691CE Bergentheim
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Call for Online Order+31(0)523-23-2205
our policy:
14 day money in return return warranty  Shipping cost, and Customs & import return costs -bothways- are buyers responsibility
1 year Guarantee on Used Guitars
5 years Guarantee on New guitars (or 'limited lifitime' if the Builder guarrantees such)

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