1996 Bourgeois OMC Custom – £2799
ON HOLD Bourgeois are one of the best high end acoustic guitar builders in the US, producing genuinely hand made guitars from Maine, New England. This very early example is a real rarity, from only the fourth year of guitars Dana Bourgeois produced. It features an Italian Spruce top, with Indian Rosewood back and sides, and Ebony fingerboard and bridge. There are a some classy touches such as the fully bound fingerboard, Abalone rosette and very striking back seam. He’s kept the visuals classic, and the tone is something else – it has incredible presence, a rich bass response, yet retains a good balance with strong midrange and bright powerful trebles. It’s very responsive for fingerstyle playing as well as powerful rhythm bass lines. The guitar’s in excellent condition, with great playability, and has an active pickup system fitted. It comes in it’s original hard case.