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Atkin Essential D

Product Code: ATKED
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With the new Essential D, you get 100% Atkin quality and tone – stripped down to the bare essentials.

The Essential D is made with an aged North American Sitka spruce top and braced with pre-war scalloped bracing. Mahogany back and sides are complimented by a lightweight mahogany neck with an ebony fingerboard – just like some of the finest Pre-War guitars.

Alister details, sprays and polishes every guitar by hand with his own nitrocellulose blend and for the Essential D he’s come up with the thinnest nitro finish he can shoot while protecting the instrument against the rigours of life on the road. A very light ageing of the lacquer gives the instrument a ‘played-in’ feel.

Introduced at the London Guitar Show in December 2017, this is his newest guitar model.

Comes with a vintage-style Atkin Oxblood case.

  • TOP:Torrified Sitka Spruce
  • BACK & SIDES:Mahogany
  • NECK:Mahogany
  • BACKSTRIP:Ebony
  • HEADSTOCK OVERLAY:Rosewood
  • LOGO:Atkin Decal
  • TRUSS ROD:Dual Action
  • FRETBOARD:Ebony
  • BRIDGE:Ebony
  • ROSETTE:Black/White/Black
  • PURFLING:Black/White/Black/White
  • BINDING:Tortoiseshell
  • BRACING:Pre-war scalloped bracing
  • LACQUER FINISH:Aged Thin Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • NUT & SADDLE:Bone
  • TUNERS:Nickel Gotoh
  • SIDE DOTS FRET MARKERS:Silver
  • FRET MARKERS:Mother of Pearl
  • CASE:Atkin Oxblood
In Stock: 1
£2699.00