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1996 Arthur Napolitano Archtop (Pre-owned)

Here we have a fabulous archtop by the late Philadelphia luthier Arthur Napolitano in excellent condition.
1996 Arthur Napolitano Archtop (Pre-owned)


1996 Arthur Napolitano Archtop 17" Arhctop  (Pre-owned)


Here we have a fabulous archtop by the late Philadelphia luthier Arthur Napolitano. Although not the most well known of jazz guitar makers, the build quality and tone is exceptional - everything you'd expect from a top end luthier made guitar.

Features a tiger flame maple top, back and sides, flame maple 3-piece neck, ebony bridge, pickguard, tailpiece and headstock veneer. The pickup is a single Kent Armstrong floating humbucking pickup with hand engraved Napolitano logo. The finish is nitrocellulose lacquer in amber blonde finish.


SKU 96_Napolitano
Brand Arthur Napolitano
Body 17" x 3 1/4" Full-hollow bodied, hand carved archtop
Top Hand-carved AAAA-grade flamed maple
Back Hand carved AAAA-grade flamed maple
Sides Matching flamed maple
Fingerboard Ebony fingerboard with ivoroid binding
Neck Flamed Maple
Binding Ivoroid bk/wh/bk/wh bindings on body and peghead
Scale Length 25"
Nut Width 1 11/16"
Bridge Fully adjustable and compensated ebony bridge
Pickguard Ebony
Headstock Veneer Ebony headstock veneer
Tailpiece Custom handcarved solid ebony tailpiece
Machine Heads Gold Grover Deluxe tuners with tulip buttons


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