The Elferink Moderne is inspired by D’Aquisto’s Solo model which in turn is inspired by the old German Lang archtop guitars. My Moderne model can be delivered in 17”and 18” body size. The Moderne is completely hand built ensuring an inimitable instrument of the highest caliber.

Specs:                       Moderne

Body:                         Archtop: 17″ lower bout, 2,75 to 3,25” tapered body depth, Venetian cutaway

Top:                           Carved, hand–graduated and tuned spruce

Back:                         Carved, hand–graduated  flamed maple

Sides:                        Solid flamed maple

Bracing:                    X–braced spruce

Binding:                    Flamed maple  with multiple black white wooden purfling

Neck:                        Select flamed maple

Fingerboard:            Ebony, 12″ radius, with black celluloid bindings and wooden purfling

Width at Nut:            1 ¾”, bone  or 1 11/16”

Scale:                       25″

Frets:                        20

Bridge:                     Ebony, adjustable with black wheels and posts

Tailpiece:                 Ebony with tail adjuster

Inlays:                      none

Pickup:                    Hand wound Kent Armstrong humbucker with black cover

Controls:                  thumbwheel volume on pickguard

Tuners:                    Gotoh 510 series gold with black buttons

Fingerrest:               Ebony

Finish:                     Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer

Colors:                    Natural, Amber,  tobacco sunburst, red sunburst, violin brown

Case:                      Hiscox

Price range:            € 3400,=  to   €4900,=  (prices depend on options and export outside EU in EU)

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