This particular Goodall was curated for the 1995 NAMM show and features some of the most amazing Hawaiian Koa you will find on a guitar. The guitar is tastefully decorated with dove inlays and a decorative abalone backstrip.
This guitar exhibits the depth and sweetness of tone one can only expect from a well-aged guitar. The body size gives it plenty of headroom and volume with all the benefits of koa as a tonewood. Expect plenty of sweet overtones on the trebles and a delightful woody tone on this guitar.
The consigned guitar has been very well cared for by its owner and is as good as new. Large slabs of Hawaiian Koa with such richness in colour and evenness of grain is becoming increasingly pricey to acquire. With a new Royal Hawaiian Goodall guitar costing more than SGD$15,000 today, we find this guitar to be quite a bargain and expect it hold and appreciate in value in time.
Pre-owned James Goodall special reserve jumbo built for NAMM show.
Flame maple binding over a special reserve AAAA Hawaiian koa top.
Mother of pearl dove inlay etched in an ebony fingerboard.
Mother of pearl abalone rosette with black and white lines.
Ebony bridge with dove inlays and matching ebony pins decorated with pearl dots.
Mahogany neck with flame maple heel cap.
Special reserve AAAA Hawaiian koa back and sides with flame maple binding and abalone backstrip.
Ebony headstock faceplate with flame maple binding and Goodall mother of pearl logo.
Gold Gotoh 510 tuners and ebony buttons for additional tuning stability and precision.
Front view of James Goodall concert special reserve jumbo Hawaiian koa guitar.
Back view of James Goodall special reserve jumbo Hawaiian koa guitar.
Body Style : Jumbo
Cutaway : Venetian cutaway
Top : Select AAAA Hawaiian koa
Back & Sides : Select AAAA Hawaiian koa
Bindling : Flame maple
Rosette : Mother of pearl with black/white lines
Top Purfling : Black and white lining Side Purfling : Black and white lining
Back Purfling : Black and white lining
Neck : Mahogany
Nut Wide : 1 3/4"
Scale Length : 25.5"
Heel Cap : Flame maple
Fingerboard : Ebony
Fingerboard Purfling : None
Fingerboard Binding : None
Fingerboard Inlay : Mother of pearl dove inlays
Fingerboard Side Markers : White dots
Headstock : Ebony
Headstock Purfling : Black and white lining
Headstock Binding : Flame maple
Headstock Logo : Mother of pearl
Tuners : Gold Gotoh 510 with ebony buttons
Bridge : Ebony
Saddle : Bone
Nut : Bone
Pickguard : Anti-Scratch transparent pickguard
Case : TKL premium case with blue interior
Retail Price : SGD$7000
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