GOODALL CJ SITKA SPRUCE CURLY WALNUT


James Goodall represents an artisan who is at the pinnacle of his profession. Superb craftsmanship, an exacting finesse for detail and wood choice and a robust three dimensional tone are qualities you will discover on every Goodall guitar.

This Goodall concert jumbo model (CJ) sports a sitka spruce top and a highly figured curly walnut back and sides. Walnut is an aesthetically pleasing heartwood that ranges from light pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks.

Walnut’s density and stiffness yield bright treble notes and a stronger mid range compared to rosewood and mahogany. It also gives a woody bass tone that will grow richer with time and pairs very well with sitka spruce to give the guitar a wholesome and balanced tone.

This consigned guitar has been kept in excellent condition with minimal playmarks. With new pieces retailing at USD$7500 today and annual production numbers for Goodall guitars being kept at small numbers, we expect this guitar to hold its value very well in time.

Pre-owned James Goodall concert jumbo model in sitka spruce and curly walnut.

Tight-grained sitka spruce top with ebony bridge.

​​Flame maple binding over a sitka spruce top.

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​​Mother of pearl diamond fingerboard inlay etched in an ebony fingerboard with flame maple binding.

Abalone rosette with black and white lines.

​​Mahogany neck with flame maple heel cap and back strip.

​​Highly figured curly walnut back and sides with flame maple binding.

Ebony face plate with flame maple binding and Goodall logo etched in abalone.

Gold Gotoh 510 mini tuners with ebony tuning heads.

Hardcase with plush red interior.

​​Front view of Goodall concert jumbo in port oxford cedar and Madagascar rosewood.

Full Specifications

Body Style : Concert jumbo model

Cutaway : Venetian

Top : Sitka spruce

Back & Sides : Curly walnut

Bindling : Flame maple

Rosette : Abalone with black and white lines

Top Purfling : Black and white purfling 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 : Flame maple.

Fingerboard Inlay : Mother of pearl diamond inlays

Fingerboard Side Markers : White dots

Headstock : Madagascar rosewood

Headstock Purfling : Black and white lining

Headstock Binding : Flame maple

Headstock Logo : Premium mother of pearl

Tuners : Gold Gotoh 510 Mini tuner with ebony buttons

Bridge : Ebony

Saddle : Bone

Nut : Bone

Pickguard : Transparent pickguard

Electronics : Optional LR Baggs Anthem (SGD$450) or LR Baggs Elemenet Active (SGD$220)

Case : Hardcase with plush interior

Retail Price : SGD$5800

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