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Gitane D-500 Grande Bouche Gypsy Jazz Acoustic Guitar

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Fans of Gypsy-Jazz guitar as well as guitar aficionados of every stripe will applaud Saga's re-introduction of the classic Selmer-Maccaferri style ja...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 04-02-2018

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A classic jazz guitar reborn.

Fans of Gypsy-Jazz guitar as well as guitar aficionados of every stripe will applaud Saga's re-introduction of the classic Selmer-Maccaferri style jazz guitar...the Gitane D-500. All measurements and characteristic features of this guitar were faithfully recreated to make this incredibly high quality and affordable guitar.

Solid Spruce top Rosewood back and sides
Horizontal cutaway
Multiple Ebony/Maple purfling on all edges
Characteristic large "D" soundhole
Ebony Mustache bridge with movable center
Thin, comfortable, bound Mahogany neck
Dovetail neck/body joint
Slotted headstock with Rosewood overlay
Extended 24-fret Ebony fingerboard
M-O-P dot markers
Body size- 12-fret neck joint - Scale length 25 1/4" - Nut width 1 7/8" - Body length 18 1/2" - Lower bout 16" - Upper bout 11 1/4"
Geared 14:1 ratio, gold-plated, slotted peghead tuning machines
Adjustable truss rod
Trapeze tailpiece
High-gloss finish with aging toner for vintage look
Bone nut, zero fret
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Back and Side Material: Indian Rosewood
Back Inlay: None
Binding: Ebony
Body Shape: Horizontal Cutaway
Brace Material: Spruce
Bridge Material: Ebony / Movable Mustache-style
Fingerboard and Peghead Binding: None
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Position Inlays: M-O-P Round Dots
Finish: Vintage-toned High Gloss
Headstock Style: Traditional Slotted
Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
Number of Frets Clear: 12
Number of Frets Total: 24
Nut Material: Zero-fret/Bone String Guide
Nut Width: 1-7/8"
Peghead Overlay: Indian Rosewood
Recommended Strings: Parisian by Gitane Manouche Strings - Medium Gauge
Saddle: Dyed Rosewood
Scale Length: 25-1/4"
Side Inlay: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
Soundhole Rosette: Traditional Multi-Ply Wood
Soundhole Shape: Grand Bouche
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern: Traditional Fan Bracing
Top Purfling: Multi-ply Ebony / Maple
Tuning Machines: Standard Gold-plated / Accurate 14:1 Gear Ratio / White ABS Buttons
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