We’re always happy to get a Dana Bourgeois archtop and this 1999 A-500 is something special. This A-500 is a very well-made instrument with highly figured maple back and sides, spruce top, and ebony fittings. The shaded finish really brings out the beauty of the maple. The other appointments include a bound ebony pickguard, ebony bridge and fingerboard, simple white/black purflings, and ivoroid-celluloid bindings. The 17-inch guitar is X-braced. It’s in fine cosmetic and structural condition and it sounds great, with a clear, focused tone. Includes the original hardshell case.

stock no. 56809

ModelA-500 17 inch, non-cutaway
Topcarved European spruce
Back and sidescarved curly maple
Frets to body14
Nut width1 3/4"
Scale length25.5"
Bridge materialebony
Fretboard Materialebony
Neck materialcurly maple
Electronicsnone
Total frets20
TunersSchaller
CaseOrig. Hard
Serial No001812
Bindingivoroid