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Legendary Venues Series LVS - Hyde Park Edition Guitars

2017 Lentz Legendary Venues Series LVS - Hyde Park Edition

Color: Sunburst Three-tone, Rating: 9.50, $6,600.00 (ID# 01989)
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"Blind Faith"

 

2017 Lentz Legendary Venues Series LVS - Hyde Park Edition

 

This lightweight beauty weighs just 7.30 lbs. and has a nut width of just under 1 11/16 inches inches and a scale length of 25 1/2 inches. Two-piece Cabinet aged solid 'grained' alder body bound on the top and bottom like a Custom Telecaster. One piece highly figured maple neck with a really thick profile. Maple fretboard with 21 medium (6105) frets and black dot position markers. Single "butterfly" string tree. Headstock with "Lentz" decal in black. Individual Kluson Deluxe style tuners with oval metal buttons. One plain metal-cover Lentz custom hand-wound Telecaster style pickup (at neck) with an output of 8.76k, and one Lentz custom-handwound Alnico ll B'Kaster pickup with flat pole-pieces (angled in bridgeplate) and an output of 9.55k. Three-layer white over black plastic pickguard with five screws. Two controls (one volume, one blender) plus three-way pickup selector switch with black plastic 'top-hat' tip, all on metal plate adjoining pickguard. Tele style chrome knobs with pronounced domes and heavily knurled sides. Telecaster style combined bridge/tailpiece with three flat bottomed brass saddles. This guitar was specially made for Fretted Americana and is in mint (9.50) condition. Housed in the original G & G cream Tolex hardshell case with black leatherette ends and burgundy plush lining (9.50).

Scott Lentz has named this guitar Legendary Venues Series (LVS) "Hyde Park Edition". At the 1969 Blind Faith concert in Hyde Park, London, Eric Clapton played a three-tone sunburst Fender Custom Telecaster, which was fitted with the 'fretted maple neck from his 1956 Stratocaster 'Brownie'. The neck measurements on our guitar are as near identical as possible to Brownie's Stratocaster neck.

Lentz Guitar is an American company established in 1975 – drawing from the unique American traditions of innovation in design, melding of ethnicities and cultures, creative entrepreneurialism, strong work ethic, and a passion and love for the American musical heritage that is the blues, jazz, and rock and roll. At the same time, Lentz Guitar is a cosmopolitan and a forward-thinking company receptive to new ideas and experiences from every corner of our shrinking globe. The guitars they build are proudly played by dedicated artists’ of diverse backgrounds and influences all around the world.

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