2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)
2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)

2008 Benedetto Manhattan Left-handed Archtop - Honey Blonde (Pre-owned)

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Here we have an extremely rare left-handed archtop made by one of the finest and most collectible jazz guitar makers in the world - Benedetto.  

This stunning masterpiece features a carved, hand–graduated and tuned, master grade European spruce top and carved, hand–graduated master grade European flamed maple for the back and sides.  Handcrafted in Savannah, Georgia.

In excellent condition with original hardshell case. 

About the Benedetto Manhattan:

The Manhattan guitar has become the signature model of the Benedetto archtop line. Made to Bob’s exacting standards, the Manhattan consists of only the finest materials, designs and craftsmanship, including the Benedetto fine–lined binding package, unbound ebony finger rest and Benedetto cello–style tailpiece. Painstakingly selected tonewoods, and individually voiced plates assure the ultimate in archtop beauty, tonality and playability. Imitated but never equaled, the Manhattan has raised the standard of carved top guitars and is truly the instrument by which all other archtops are measured.

Specifications:

  • Bracing: European spruce
  • Binding: Fine–lined multiples of black/white throughout
  • Neck: Select, American flamed maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, 12" radius, with 12th fret abalone floral inlay
  • Width at nut: 1 ¾", bone
  • Scale Length: 25”
  • Bridge: Ebony, adjustable with black wheels and posts
  • Tailpiece: Ebony with Benedetto tail adjuster
  • Pickup: Benedetto S–6 Floating
  • Controls: Volume mounted on finger rest
  • Tuners: Gotoh gold with ebony buttons
  • Finger-rest: Ebony
  • Finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Colour: Honey Blonde