Fodera Custom Emperor Standard HSS Mahogany Vintage Sunburst w/Lollar Blondes

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Fodera Custom Emperor Standard HSS Mahogany Vintage Sunburst w/Lollar Blondes

Brand New
Serial #EGS023

Description & Specs

From Fodera:

The Emperor Classic Guitar, is our double cutaway, bolt-on offering, which combines the classic sparkle and chime of ‘60’s and ‘70’s blues and surf sounds with added tonal flexibility for today’s player. Using premium, hand-selected Alder bodies and Indian Rosewood or Birdseye Maple fingerboards paired with a 3-piece Birdseye Maple neck and angled back headstock, the Emperor guitar offers a rich, balanced, and even tone. With its unique pickup and contol layout this guitar provides a much broarder tonal pallette compared to traditional s-style guitars, all handcrafted in our Brooklyn shop.

Model: Emperor Standard HSS
Serial #: EGS023
Case: Hardshell Case

Body Wood: Mahogany - Ribbon Stripe
Body Finish: Vintage Sunburst

Neck Wood: Maple Hard Rock 3-Piece
Fingerboard: Rosewood Indian
Neck Option: Bolt-on
Neck Profile: Standard
Scale: 25.5"
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Large
Fingerboard Inlays: Clay Dots
Side Dots: Aluminum
Butterfly: Box Elder Burl Wings with Aluminum "F"
Peghead Veneer: Ebony
Peghead Type: Classic 3+3
Neck Finish: Satin

Hardware: Chrome
Knobs: Chrome
Bridge: Gotoh Tremolo
Bridge Spacing: Standard
Tuners: Sperzel Locking
Electronics: Passive
Controls: Volume, Tone, Tone with 5-way pickup selector slider switch
Pickups: Lollar H/S/S Blondes & Imperial
Pickup Covers: Plastic, Exposed Poles
Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
Strings: .010 - .046

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We greatly appreciate your patience, and are working hard to fulfill all requests as quickly as possible, while practicing recommended safety guidelines.

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