Eastman skills in hand-carving tops and backs are apparent in their selection of archtop guitars. The result: some of the most coveted and beloved archtop guitars anywhere. By sourcing premium tone woods and putting them in the hands of luthiers dedicated to producing guitars via the time-honored process of hand-crafting fine instruments, Eastman has in fact become nothing less than the major force in archtop guitars. Eastman are proud to offer the broadest range of traditional and contemporary premium archtops available today.
Premium tonewoods and meticulous craftsmanship form a harmonious relationship that has established Eastman as a major force in the world of jazz guitar.
The AR371CE-BD features a laminated maple top, back and sides a rosewood bridge, fretboard and a vintage style tailpiece. Its a stunning looking and sounding instrument.
Neck Material: 3 piece maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Fingerboard Radius: 12" Nut Material: Bone Nut Width: 1-3/4" Fretwire: 20-Jescar FW47104-P Scale Length: 24-3/4" Body Style: Florentine Body Dimensions: 16" X 3-9/32" Body Top: Laminated Maple, Parallel Braced Body Back/Sides: Laminated Maple F-Holes: Yes F-Hole Binding Material: Single Ply Ivoroid Cutaway: Yes Head Cap Veneer Material: Ebony Truss Rod: Single Acting Headstock Style: AR Binding Material: Ivoroid 5-ply top, 3-ply back, Single ply neck Logo Material: Pearl Inlay: Split Block Parallelogram Inlay Material: Pearl Side Dot Color: Black Hardware Color: Chrome Pickguard: Yes Pickguard Material: Multi-ply Plastic Pickguard Binding: None Pickguard Binding Material: None Tailpiece: Vintage style Tailpiece Material: Brass with Chrome Plating Bridge: Rosewood compensated, 2-3/32" Spacing Tuners: Ping RM-1239NV Neck Pickup: Kent Armstrong HPAN-1N Bridge Pickup: None Controls: Volume & Tone Truss Rod Cover: Ebony Case: Hardshell Case