Circa 1940s Orpheum "Leader"

Back & Sides:
Lower Bout:
17 1/8"
Scale Length:
26 1/2"
Nut Width:
1 3/4"
Circa 1940's. A wonderful long scaled guitar that sounds fantastic down tuned! Rebuilt by Dan Lambert to enhance its full potential while maintaining as much vintage originality as possible. Original laminate Mahogany back replaced with a new SOLID Mahogany back. Original laminate Mahogany sides. Original tortoise binding. New Indian Rosewood fretboard with slight radius, new jumbo frets, new bone nut/saddle, new Indian Rosewood bridge, NOS plastic bridge pins, new tortoise pickguard, two new carbon reinforcement rods in newly re-set neck, ladder bracing rebuilt for improved tone and stability using as much of original wood as possible. Original Kluson tuners. 12 3/8" upper bout. 4 1/8" deep at end pin. 2 3/8" string spacing at the saddle. HSC included.