Alvarez Artist Elite Series AGA99-CUSTOM Figured Acacia w/ Macassar Ebony Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric

$999.99

Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric w/Cutaway and Bevel Edge Armrest Top Wood:Solid AAA Figured Acacia

Back & Sides Wood: Figured Acacia

Limited to only 18 pieces in the USA!

Only 1 left in stock

Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist

SKU: AGA99CUSTOM Categories: , , UPC: 812309029404

Description

The AGA99-CUSTOM is a beautifully developed Grand Auditorium that overachieves in terms of both tone and looks. Aesthetically the figured Acacia is one of the most stunning of all tonewoods. It is finished in Shadowburst with a deep shine from our thin, poly gloss and looks really rich.  This custom model features Macassar Ebony for for the body binding and armrest, and production numbers are limited to just 18 pieces for the USA.

The AGA99 has a great full tone, lots of bottom end clarity and shimmering trebles with an instant response.

It also offers added functionality and comfort with its cutaway and slim bevel armrest, making the AGA99-CUSTOM a great looking, versatile instrument. It is fitted with the fantastic LR Baggs StagePro EQ w/Element Pick Up.

This guitar is brand new, with no dings, dents, fretwear, or shop wear and has not been put on display in our retail store. The guitar will come with the original factory packaging, and will include the legendary DuBaldo Music case candy.  Gig bags and hard-shell cases for this model are sold separately.

Note: Manufacturer images shown, actual wood grain may vary slightly

If you have any questions about this item you can contact us through messaging/email or by phone. Sorry, no international sales or shipping are available for this item. No trades, please.

Full specs:
Top – Solid AAA Figured Acacia
Back and Sides – AAA Figured Acacia
Armrest – Macassar Ebony
Neck – Mahogany, 50/50 Semi-Gloss Finish
Bracing – MST1
Bridge – Bi-Level Pau Ferro / Indian Laurel
Fingerboard – Pau Ferro / Indian Laurel
Inlays – Abalone and Mother of Pearl
Nut and Saddle – Real Bone
Tuners – Premium Die-cast
Binding – Macassar Ebony
Strings – D?Addario EXP16
Finish – High Gloss Shadowburst

Master Luthiers around the world have been crafting bevel-edged armrest guitars for many years. The feature not only makes the guitar more comfortable to play but also allows the maker to demonstrate their skill and craftsmanship in producing beautiful instruments.

After 50 years of making guitars, continual improvement through the use of emerging technologies, processes, and materials is still at the heart of our culture. Alvarez guitars are constructed correctly in every sense from raw material preparation to construction and manufacturing processes. Our tone woods are carefully cured; our components such as neck blocks and wood joints are carefully designed. The painting, sanding and polishing techniques we use are continually researched and developed, and our tone is impeccably crafted and married to a stable, designed and lively soundbox.

The term ?solid top? of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated. However, just because the top is solid, it does not necessarily mean the sound automatically benefits from this feature. The tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to optimize the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this.

Each model is designed to get the best out of its components, and for them to work together to produce balance, lively projection and great response. These components include a bracing architecture that is specifically designed for each body shape or tonal requirement. Our Bi-level bridge is designed to heighten string tension and improve sustain and response. Real bone nut and saddle, premium tonewoods, and our crafted attenuated finish all further the quality of construction and positively impact the performance of the instrument.

This caring approach to development comes from one simple goal: To deliver the best guitars in the market at every price point, instruments that are truly amazing value and offer a fantastic player experience.

Thank you for choosing Alvarez.

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions40 × 15 × 5 in
Manufacturer

Alvarez

Guitar attributes

Grand Auditorium Size

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Shipping Methods

When you order from us, you will receive a confirmation email. Once your order is shipped, you will be emailed the tracking information for your order's shipment. You can choose your preferred shipping method on the Order Information page during the checkout process.

The total time it takes to receive your order is shown below:

The total delivery time is calculated from the time your order is placed until the time it is delivered to you. Total delivery time is broken down into processing time and shipping time.

Processing time: The time it takes to prepare your item(s) to ship from our warehouse. This includes preparing your items, performing quality checks, and packing for shipment.

Shipping time: The time for your item(s) to travel from our warehouse to your destination.

Shipping from your local warehouse is significantly faster. Some charges may apply.

In addition, the transit time depends on where you're located and where your package comes from. If you want to know more information, please contact the customer service. We will settle your problem as soon as possible. Enjoy shopping!