Apollo Archtops

Apollo, Archtop

Apollo Archtop, 17”, standard 3A flame maple, inlaid purfling in lieu of binding, dark amber finish

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Standard Specifications
  • Cutaway styling
  • X-braced, hand-carved, aged spruce top
  • Hand-carved AAA, highly flamed maple back with matching sides
  • Body binding: Wood bindings of highly figured walnut, mahogany, koa, etc.; or no outside body binding: with inlaid purfling instead
  • Body rim depth of 3″
  • Cello style f-holes
  • Figured-maple neck, with graphite reinforcement and adjustable truss rod
  • Solid-ebony fingerboard, bridge, pickguard, and front & back peghead overlays
  • Choice of scale length and nut width
  • Mother-of-pearl nut
  • Mother-of-pearl dot side position markers
  • Precision-machined brass tailpiece construction with ebony overlay
  • Handmade knurled brass height adjusters on bridge
  • High-gloss nitro-cellulose, natural, lacquer finish
  • Gold Schaller tuning machines with ebony buttons
  • 24K gold-plated metal parts
  • Five-ply Cedar Creek plush, fitted hard shell case with keyed lock
Options
  • Seven string
  • Left handed
  • Body rim depth of 3-3/8″
  • Non-cutaway body style
  • Wood custom choices:
    • Quilt AAA, AAAA, or AAAAA
    • Flame AAAA or AAAAA
  • Custom finish options
  • Kent Armstrong pickup: floating or built-in
  • Inlayed purfling, top & back
  • Fingerboard inlays of tapered MOP diamond
  • Peghead inlay of tapered MOP diamond/abalone
  • Tone control
  • Side port
  • Burl appointments

Gallery of Apollo Archtop guitars

Apollo Archtop, 17”, 7-string, 4A flame maple, inlaid purfling in lieu of binding, light amber finish


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Apollo Archtop, 17”, 4A quilted maple, cocobolo trim, sunburst blue finish


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Detail Tailpiece

Detail Tailpiece

Apollo Fullbody Archtop, 17”, 4A flame maple, koa binding and inlaid purfling, tapered mother-of-pearl/diamond inlays, natural finish


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Apollo Archtop 17”, 5A quilted maple, koa binding and inlaid purfling, tapered mother-of-pearl/diamond inlays, side port, blonde finish


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Side Port Detail

Side Port Detail

Apollo Archtop 17”, 4A flame maple, koa binding and inlaid purfling, thuya burl trim, light amber finish


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