Gerard Gilet 000 14 Fret Acoustic – Aust 2005

by Gilet

$3,695.00 22056

Here is another beautifully built instrument from one of Australia’s pre-eminent luthiers, Gerard Gilet. A 000 style with 14 frets clear of the body and encompassing Gerard’s own intrinsic design principles and a dedication to a build quality second to none.

Features –

Solid Sitka AAA spruce top

Back & sides are solid Indian rosewood

New Guinea mahogany neck

Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard

Abalone dot fingerboard markers

Brazilian Rosewood bridge

Tusq saddle

Body Depth 4”

25.4” scale

Maple binding

Small herringbone purfling

Bone nut 1 ¾” wide

Neck width 2 ¼” at 12th fret

Gotoh Gold 501 tuners

Pearl logo headstock inlay

Multiple nitrocellulose lacquer coating with grain filler

Of course it’s a spectacular guitar with sound to match. Bright sparkly top end, tight & full down low, with a very focused midrange punch that really cuts. Wonderfully balanced in tone with excellent projection and solid sustain.

Gerard built this one for its one owner in 2005 and it was only ever played at home. It is in excellent, almost new condition. There are some light pick marks below the sound hole, but virtually not another sign of wear on the entire instrument.

Gerard Gilet has been at the forefront of acoustic guitar design in Australia for over 30 years, making instruments by hand for a clientele of serious musicians and professionals. Gilet guitars have become highly regarded and sought after, especially since Gerard has slowed down his output significantly in recent years.

Every one of Gerard’s guitars are wonderful instruments, and this one is another example of his thoughtful design and impeccable workmanship.

Comes in a Monterey brand hard shell case in excellent condition. 


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