Django Memorial

A limited edition model built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Django Reinhardt’s death. Just five guitars, in various sunburst finishes, true treasures to hear and behold, were made available for this occasion.

Hono Winterstein, Biréli Lagrène’s rhythm guitarist in his Gipsy Project, has played this rare instrument since 2005.

Key features:

  • Original Selmer Maccaferri shape, available with D soundhole
  • 40-year workshop seasoned and aged spruce top
  • 40-year workshop seasoned and aged flamed maple back and sides
  • 3-part neck of 40-year carefully aged maple with 50-year aged walnut core
  • First class ebony fingerboard with elegant, round mother-of-pearl fingerboard inlays
  • Black and white rosette and edge wood inlays
  • Solid rosewood fingerboard and body bindings throughout
  • 650-mm scale length
  • Rounded, D-shaped neck for great playability
  • Ebony bridge with two compensating bone inlays
  • Bone nut
  • Gold-plated tuning machines with ebony buttons
  • Brass tailpiece with ebony inlay
  • Thinly applied nitrocellulose lacquer sunburst finish

Hono’s words about the guitar:

“Great sound, which gets better and better as time goes on! ”