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New Hippner Parlor Brazilian/Engelmann
SOLD
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Specs
Status
Sold
Brand
Hippner
Product Year
2007
Model
Parlor
Serial #
533
New/Preowned
New
SKU
703
Condition
New
Body Type(s)
Small, 0/Parlor
Back & Sides
Rosewood - Brazilian
Top
Spruce - Engelmann
Neck Wood
Cedar - Spanish
Bridge
Ebony
Rosette
Wood
Top Trim
Wood Lines
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
None
Fret Markers
None
Frets to Body
12
Headplate
Ebony
Headstock Inlay
None
Body Bindings
Koa - Flamed
Tuners
Schaller
Cutaway
None
Pickup
None, we can install one
Body Length
18.625 in
Upper Bout
9 in
Lower Bout
12.875 in
Body Depth Heel
4 in
Body Depth Tail
4 in
Scale Length
25 in
Scale Length (mm)
635 mm
Nut Width
1.81 in
Nut Width (mm)
46 mm
String Spacing
2.31 in
String Spacing (mm)
58.7 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
Case
Hardshell - TKL
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Description

While known more so for his classical guitars, Darren Hippner has joyfully created a small batch of Brazilian Rosewood Parlor guitars in true traditional fashion. We will have a few of these and we are excited. This handsome guitar is exquisitely crafted from quartersawn Brazilian Rosewood and Engelmann Spruce. It is X braced and lightly built for a true Parlor sound that is lively and vibrant. This is a big sounding little charmer with rich, complex tone. It's very pleasing to hold and to play. Designed for extra light strings (.011s) or silk & steel it's also extremely easy to play. This is the perfect.... well... parlor guitar for musical enjoyment in your home. Top quality construction and an extremely good value for Brazilian Rosewood.

This is a really traditional Parlor design. I think that Darren's being primarily a classical builder allows him to really make a great Parlor guitar. It is lightly built so the sound explodes out of it and it has a lot of charm. The Brazilian/Engelmann body makes for a warm, rich voice with strong fundamentals and just enough sustain. These Hippner parlors are articulate and clear yet have great punch. We offer these setup with extra lights or silk and steel so you have your choice between very traditional and warm or modern and brilliant. These guitars will capture your heart, they are fun and joyful.
 
There is something special about playing a parlor guitar. It's like going back in time. I prefer the sound of the Silk & Steel strings on these little guitars, but they also work well with extra light bronze strings as well.
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SCALE LENGTH 25 in
NUT WIDTH 1.81 in
STRING SPACING 2.31 in
WOODS SPRUCE - ENGELMANN,
ROSEWOOD - BRAZILIAN

While known more so for his classical guitars, Darren Hippner has joyfully created a small batch of Brazilian Rosewood Parlor guitars in true traditional fashion. We will have a few of these and we are excited.
 

This is a really traditional Parlor design. I think that Darren's being primarily a classical builder allows him to really make a great Parlor guitar.
 
There is something special about playing a parlor guitar. It's like going back in time.
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