B&G Little Sister w/Non-Cutaway, P-90s, Brazilian Board, and Honduras Mahogany Neck (Serial #1705533)
Another gorgeous Little Sister from the craftsmen at B&G. Hand-made brass hardware set into a sizzling flame top, don't you do what your big sister does.
The new Little Sister from B&G guitars is a lean, mean ode to the parlor guitars of early American blues. Stripped of any unnecessary frills, and crafted to the highest standards, the Little Sister barks when she’s strummed hard and sings when played gently.
The story of the Little Sister® guitar began from the puzzling question of how the early delta bluesmen were able to fascinate a listener with only one guitar and their simple, yet soulful vocal lines.
Understanding that these players fat and throaty guitar tone often came from playing small body Parlor guitars, made us decide to uncover the secret of these instruments and embark on a journey back to the crossroads. While obsessively collecting all sorts of original guitars from the 1920s and ‘30s, that many times were in poor condition and needed a complete restoration, we began to create the special design that would best approach the guitar sound we had become hooked on.
We wanted to create an instrument that would be versatile enough for players who use a pick, and for players who are finger stylists. It needed to be superior in terms of playability, and it had to be gimmick free. It had to be lightweight, comfortable and unique; Ultimately, we decided that it should be a small body parlor guitar because these were the instruments that we kept playing again and again. Specs:
And if she looks like a jewel it's because she was designed by jewelry artist David Weizman who also handcrafts the brass hardware
- Category 2 Top
- Brazilian rosewood board
- Honduras mahogany neck
- Tobacco burst finish
- Clear coat on brass