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Details about  Gibson Custom Shop 2007 Tal Farlow Archtop Jazz Guitar

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Gibson Custom Shop 2007 Tal Farlow Archtop Jazz Guitar
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Item condition:
Used

It is in near new mint condition. Usually kept in the case. Never played onstage or taken on the

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Ended:
Dec 30, 2013
Price:
US $3,899.00
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$73.00 Standard Shipping | See details
Item location:
Granada Hills, California, United States

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181212456416
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Last updated on  Sep 23, 2013 13:40:47 PDT  View all revisions

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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: It is in near new mint condition. Usually kept in the case. Never played onstage or taken on the road.I had a setup done by one of the best here in Los Angeles.
Brand:

Gibson

Dexterity: Right-Handed
Model:

Tal Farlow

Country of Manufacture: USA
Body Type: Hollow Style: James "Hutch" Hutchins Custom Shop Archtop
String Configuration: 6 String Series: Custom Shop
 
Tal Farlow

The Tal Farlow model, first released in 1962, has a body that is outwardly reminiscent of the popular ES-5 in its basic dimensions, but from there it departs in its own unique model form as dictated by this gifted guitarist. It’s trademark faux-scroll rounded cutaway (Farlow’s own design), upside-down J-200 fingerboard inlays, double-crown headstock inlays, and Tal Farlow trapeze tailpiece with inlaid rosewood block set it apart from any other archtop Gibson had ever created. This unusual signature model has always been a rare bird, and only 215 examples were produced between 1962-’69.

I bought it new and I have owned it since April of 2008. Includes Original Hard Shell Case and Certificate of Authenticity from Gibson.

The particular instrument that you are bidding was built and released in Aug. 30, 2007 by Gibson's master luthier: James Hutchins

Here is an excerpt from his obituary on the Gibson site:

Nashville, Tennessee…January 26, 2010….One of Gibson Guitar’s most accomplished and dedicated luthiers, James “Hutch” Hutchins,  who spent 45 years at Gibson, passed away from an undisclosed illness surrounded by his family last evening. “Hutch” as many of his Gibson friends called him, had a career that’s spanned two states, three changes of ownership, and thousands of priceless Gibson guitars. Hutch began his career in the original Kalamazoo, Michigan plant, making a name for himself there before transferring to Nashville in 1983. He had worked every job from maintenance to pattern making with an unflinching attention to detail and an abiding pride in the Gibson name. “Hutch” chose the Gibson family as his own often defining the company’s legacy, heritage and tradition by the many guitars and people he touched on a daily basis. He was 72.

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