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Lowden Richard Thompson Signature (new)

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Gee, this is really an outstanding instrument! I can understand why maestro Richard choose the combination of AAAA Ziricote with Red Cedar. Tones, sustain, low, high, you name it, she's got it!! Since the early 1990s Thompson has made prominent use of Lowden acoustic guitars for studio and live work.

He owns a couple of them and one day George decided it was time to honor his friend with a signature model. His favorite model is the F-model. The small jumbo with an fundamental low-end and also endless sparkle in the highs. The figured AAAA quality Ziricote back and sides give this instrument a sensitive and focused sound. Richard use the "pick and fingers" technique (sometimes referred to as "hybrid picking") where he plays bass notes and rhythm with a pick between his first finger and thumb, and adds melody and punctuation by plucking the treble strings with his fingers. He also makes use of different guitar tunings, such as (low to high) CGDGBE, DADGBE, DADGAD, and more. And his Lowden does it all brilliantly!

Check out his work and the Lowden of course HERE and HERE

 

 

CURRENT RETAIL PRICE: € 6.340,-

YOUR PRICE: € 6.025,- (5% discount( 

Price includes:

  • Lowden Limited lifetime warranty.
  • Including 21% VAT
  • Free shipping within the Netherland and to Belgium, Luxemburg and Germany.
  • We ship worldwide. Call or mail for costs.
  • 14 day Return policy applies: http://www.diamondguitars.nl/services/shipping-a-shop-policies.html
  • Pickup of your guitar for repair, consignment or trade can be arranged.
  • All guitars come with a new set of strings and a setup to your liking.
Specifications: 
  • Back & Sides: Figured AAAA Ziricote
  • Soundboard: AAAA Red Cedar
  • Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood/Walnut
  • Fingerboard: Ebony with Ebony bindings
  • Rosette - Abalone soundhole rosette
  • Binding - Figured Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Purfling - Sycamore, Rosewood, Maple, Mahogany
  • Tuners - Gotoh 510 Gold w/ Ebony buttons 
  • Back centre seam: Figured Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Neck: 5 piece: Mahogany/Rosewood
  • Neck profile: 43.5mm - GL low profile
  • Headstock overlay: Bookmatched Ziricote front & back
  • Fret markers: side markers
  • Body size: F
  • Nut Width: 45mm
  • Serial #: 21334
  • Frets to body: 14
  • Cutaway: yes
  • Pickguard: clear
  • Documentation: warranty certificate and provenance document
  • Case: Lowden branded hiscox black
  • Pickup: Optional