The top of the line Selmer Maccaferri style guitar with oval soundhole, Gitano Super de Luxe O’s sound and sheer beauty is nothing less than spectacular.
A symbiosis of select master grade tone woods, exquisite materials, flawless lutherie and expert fine tuning, this model sets itself apart, displaying unsurpassed individuality, design and tone. Biréli Lagrène has also played this model since 2006.
Original Selmer Maccaferri shape with oval shaped soundhole
Master grade, hand selected 60 year workshop seasoned and aged Canadian red cedar top
Also available with master grade, hand selected 60-year workshop seasoned and aged European spruce top
60-year workshop seasoned and aged Brazilian rosewood back and sides
Three-piece neck of exclusive, figure flamed mahogany with figured German maple core
Master grade ebony fingerboard with elaborate abalone inlays
Mother-of-pearl and abalone soundhole ornamentation
Rosewood fingerboard and body bindings
Standard scale length: 670 mm
Rounded D-shaped neck
Ebony bridge with two compensating bone inlays
Schaller gold-plated tuners with ebony buttons
Gold-plated tailpiece adorned with ebony inlays
Thinly applied nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Thin coat of shellac applied to the inside of the guitar protects the wood from fluctuations in humidity for a consistent tonal character and steadfastly brilliant sound
Optional Class A French polish. Maximize the acoustic performance of your guitar with a hand-buffed top!
Biréli’s description of the guitar:
“It has the voice of an angel! ”
To see Biréli Lagrène playing his Hahl Gitano Super de Luxe live, click on one of the following You Tube links: