Its here and its dead mint! The legendary Eric Clapton 000-28EC is here at Heartbreaker Guitars! In absolutely impeccable condition, this guitar is a collectors piece.
The sides and back of this instrument are constructed from solid East Indian rosewood. The top is book-matched from select quartersawn Sitka spruce, and the rosette, as well as the perimeter of the sound-boards, are inlaid with finely patterned herringbone wood marquetry. The body is bound with grained ivoroid. A genuine ebony fingerboard features the pre-war Style 28 snowflake pattern in a blond pearl, and Eric Clapton's signature is inlaid in mother-of-pearl between the 19th and 20th frets. Each 00028BEC bears an interior label, individually numbered in sequence.Includes hard shell case.
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
ROSETTE: Fine Herringbone
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard X scalloped
TOP BRACES: Solid Sitka spruce 5/16''
BACK MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
BACK PURFLING: HD Zig Zag
SIDE MATERIAL: Solid East Indian Rosewood
ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
ENDPIECE INLAY: Black/White Boltaron
BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
SIDE INLAY: none
BACK INLAY: B/W Boltaron
NECK MATERIAL: Select hardwood
NECK SHAPE: Modified VBoneWhite Corian
HEADPLATE: Solid Indian Rosewood
HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
SCALE LENGTH: 24.9"
# OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
# OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4''
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2 1/4''
FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Diamond & Squares- Long Pattern
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin MEC12 Light Phosphor Bronze
BRIDGE & END PINS: White w/ Black Dots
PICKGUARD: Tortoise Color/Beveled and Polished
CASE: 533 Geib Style
INTERIOR LABEL: Label Signed By C.F. Martin IV & Eric Clapton
String Type Steel Number of Strings 6 Body Shape 000-14 Fret Body Style No Cutaway Left-/Right-handed Right-handed Color Natural Finish Nitrocellulose Top Wood Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides Wood Solid East Indian Rosewood Body Bracing Standard X, 5/16" Solid Sitka Spruce Neck Wood Select Hardwood Fingerboard Material Solid Black Ebony Fingerboard Inlay Abalone Pearl Pre-war Style 28 Snowflake Pattern Binding Grained Ivoroid Neck Shape Modified V Number of Frets 20 (total), 14 (clear) Scale Length 24.9" Tuning Machines Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs Bridge Material Solid Black Ebony Nut/Saddle Material Bone/16" Radius Compensated Bone Nut Width 1.75" Body Length 19.375" Body Width 15" Body Depth 4.125" Overall Length 39.8125"