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Altman OM-2 Cocobolo Rosewood

New - Want a smaller body guitar with Dreadnought power and tone? It has been hard to find, that is up until now. Here is the answer to that dilemma. This instrument displays unprecedented power that many Dreadnoughts have a hard time matching and some don't. Big booming low end that is clear and deep, very strong midrange that "pops," and clear precise high end. There is no "muddy" or hampered delivery, just pure fat, dry tone with outstanding volume. Based on the 1933 legendary model and made by hand with Adirondack spruce top, Adirondack braces, no tongue brace, beautiful Cocobolo back & sides, traditional Ebony fingerboard & bridge, Herringbone body binding, 1 3/4'' bone nut width, 2 5/16'' string spacing, Mahogany neck, Waverly "Relic" Butterbean tuners, vintage style Tortoise grain pickguard, Ebony bridge pins with "Red Eye" inserts, deep body option & varnish finish. It is hard to describe just how amazing this instrument sounds and how so responsive it really is , but one stroke of the strings will finalize your decision about a smaller than Dread guitar as the Altman OM model is one of the most powerful we have ever encountered. Priced with deluxe hard case. Call or email for pricing and availability
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Altman A-D2 Cocobolo Rosewood 1937 Model

2014- Excellent condition - Built to 1936-1938 specifications entirely by hand, Adirondack Spruce top, forward shifted scalloped Adirondack braces, no tongue brace, 1 ¾’’ bone nut width, Ebony traditional bridge and fingerboard, original style Herringbone top trim, solid bone bridge pins with red-eye inlay, beautiful orange-brownish colored Cocobolo back & sides, Honduran Mahogany neck, thru saddle, Tortoise grain pickguard, traditional style rosette, original style fingerboard inlay, Waverly “Relic” Butterbean tuners, “antiqued” top aging toner, 2 5/16’’ string spacing and varnish finish. Strong pre-war tone and power with deep balanced registers and clear as a bell with absolutely no muddy sound. The overall sound of this instrument is "dry as a bone" as in very old sound with not a tint of newness. Priced with deluxe hard case. Call or email for price.
Product ID: S292

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Altman 2013 A-D2 Richard Bennett 1937 Prototype

Excellent condition - Just arrived and he has a new one. Richard's specs on this model are the same as the A-D2 with the exception of the fingerboard binding with no inlay, and a slightly thinner profile neck. Built to 1936-1938 specifications entirely by hand, Adirondack Spruce top, forward shifted scalloped Adirondack braces, no tongue brace, 1 ¾’’ bone nut width, Ebony traditional bridge and fingerboard, original style Herringbone top trim, solid bone bridge pins with red-eye inlay, beautiful orange-brownish colored Cocobolo back & sides, Honduran Mahogany neck, thru saddle, Tortoise grain pickguard, traditional style rosette, original style fingerboard inlay, Waverly “Relic” Butterbean tuners, “antiqued” top aging toner, 2 5/16’’ string spacing and varnish finish. Primo top with tight grain in the middle and wide grain at the bouts along with beautiful brick red straight grain Cocobolo back & sides. As you would expect the sound is full, open & dynamic with clear delivery, quick response and exceptional power. Richard is quick to tell you that the Altman guitars are the best he has ever owned or played. You can hear him play this one on our youtube channel. (Smoky Mtn Guitars). This is an opportunity to own an Altman that Richard Bennett broke in for you. Priced with deluxe hard case.
Product ID: s278

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