Avalon Maple


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Avalon Maple
CSB-1000-004


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The Avalon Maple features a curly maple neck with a radiused ebony fingerboard, deco block inlays, and hand-inlaid pearlwork on the Recording King headstock. It's painstakingly assembled with classic American-made 24K gold-plated top tension hardware - including a return to the historic top-tension resonator – and an impressive one-piece, hand-carved maple resonator back.

Sonically it is powered by a Recording King Pre-War style tone ring, and a hand-turned, hand-fitted 3-ply maple rim. Greg Rich's engraving of the armrest and tailpiece give the Avalon Maple a one-of-a-kind uniqueness that make it an unmistakable piece of art.

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Specifications & Features

Model: CSB-1000-004
Resonator: One-piece Gill Solid Carved Curly Maple, Matching Back & Sidewalls
Rim: 3-ply Maple, Turned & Fitted With R. Kulesh Protoype Flathead Tone Ring (Greg Rich's Personal Collection)
Flange: Recording King Vintage-style One-piece Pot Metal Die-cast
Head: Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
Tone Ring: No-Hole Flathead Bell Brass
Tension Hoop: American-Made Top Tension Hardware, Including Tension Hoop, Adjustable Armrest and 24 Top Tension Bolts
Coordinator Rod(s): Dual 1930's-style
Neck: Hand-selected Curly Maple with 2-Way Adjustable Truss Rod
Fretboard: Radiused Ebony
Hardware: 24K Deluxe Gold Plated Custom Deluxe X Engraving Pattern Hand-engraved by Greg Rich
Tailpiece: Presto Pre War-style
Bridge: Maple 5/8" Bridge with Radiused Ebony Top
Nut: Bone, 1-3/8" Width
Fret Markers: Split Block
Inlay: Mother Of Pearl
Peghead: Deco-style Top Tension Headstock Shape
Overlay: Solid Ebony, Custom Designed MOP "Dancing Couple" Inlaid into Solid Ebony Peghead Overlay and Truss Rod Cover
Tuners: Waverly V-2 Gold-plated Tuners with Five-Star 5th Peg and Matching Grained Ivoroid Buttons
Binding: Multi-layered White
Scale Length: 26-1/4”"
Armrest: One Piece Pre War-style
Finish: Vintage-style Argentine Grey Sunburst Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Case: Included Vintage Hardhsell Case
Certificate of Authenticity: Hand-Signed, Dated and Numbered