The Loar LH-700-VS Deluxe Hand-Carved Archtop Guitar
Brand: The Loar
Solid Hand-Carved Arched AAA Spruce Top
Solid Hand-Carved Arched Flamed Maple Back and Flamed Maple Sides
Figured Maple Neck with Vintage-Style Skunk Stripe
Bound Ebony Fretboard
Hand-Buffed Nitrocellulose Finish
Publisher: The Loar
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Warranty: Limited lifetime.
Flowerpot Inlay and Open-Geared Grover Tuning Machines
Compensated Ebony Bridge and Trapeze-Style Tailpiece View larger
Maple Neck with Vintage-Style Skunk Stripe
Deluxe All Solid Archtop LH-700
The Loar's hand-carved, nitrocellulose-finished LH-700 archtop guitar is a product of extensive historic research. Its excellent projection and quick decay make it the professional choice for jazz soloing or accompaniment.
The LH-700 is assembled with an AAA solid hand-carved and hand-graduated spruce top, solid flamed maple back and sides, and a figured maple neck with a vintage-style skunk stripe. The bone nut and compensated adjustable ebony bridge let the sound of the select tonewoods resonate clearly. The LH-700 is finished with a meticulously inlaid mother-of-pearl Flowerpot headstock design and a hand-buffed nitrocellulose lacquer tobacco sunburst finish to stay true to classic design and style. The LH-700 comes standard with the Golden Age-styled Deluxe Vintage Hardshell archtop case.
The Loar Archtop Guitars
Award-winning archtops from The Loar set the standard for modern interpretations of classic style. Using historic plans, hand-selected woods and modern building techniques, our archtops sound great anywhere - on the road, in the studio or at home.
About The Loar
Inspired by the pioneering designs of the Golden Age, guitars and mandolins by The Loar combine expert craftsmanship and classic designs with upgraded features to appeal to today's players. From premium hand-carved tonewoods to original inlay detailing, each instrument is made for the best sound, playability and timeless beauty. The Loar pays homage to instruments from the 1920's and 30's, an age of outstanding craftsmanship and innovative design. We revive this tradition in order to bring you some of the best-sounding, most beautifully crafted instruments available today.
Top: Solid Hand-Carved, Hand-Graduated AAA Spruce
Back: Solid Hand-Carved Maple
Sides: Solid Maple
Neck: Figured Maple with Vintage-Style Skunk Stripe