Instrument Details

1989 Jacobson Classical Brazilian/Cedar
$5,660$5,495
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Specs
Status
In Stock
Brand
Jacobson, Paul
Product Year
1989
Model
Classical
Serial #
71
New/Preowned
Preowned
SKU
5438
Condition
Very Good. Light play wear around soundhole, a few minute dings. Faint swirling on back, upper bout.
Body Type(s)
Medium, Concert Classical
Back & Sides
Rosewood - Brazilian
Top
Cedar
Neck Wood
Mahogany
Bridge
Rosewood
Rosette
Mosaic
Top Trim
Wood Lines
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
None
Fret Markers
Side Dot
Frets to Body
12
Headplate
Brazilian Rosewood
Headstock Inlay
None
Bindings
Ebony
Cutaway
None
Pickguard
None
Pickup
None, we can install one
Body Length
19.25 mm
Upper Bout
11 mm
Lower Bout
14.5 mm
Body Depth Heel
4 mm
Body Depth Tail
4 mm
Scale Length
25.98 in
Scale Length (mm)
659.9 mm
Nut Width
2.08 in
Nut Width (mm)
52.8 mm
String Spacing
2.17 in
String Spacing (mm)
55.1 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
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Description

With a fundamental that's profoundly rich and glassy playability, this 1989 Classical from Paul Jacobson stands as a resounding testament to Jacobson's skills. Over 20 years old, this instrument sings with a powerfully opened-up voice that is characterized by an aggressive bass register and trebles with the perfect amount of pop to linger in the air for long seconds. Once she's in your hands, it won't take long for you to realize just how easy it is to go from silence to thunder: the responsiveness is crisp, and the projection fierce.

Featuring some seriously straight-grained Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides and Cedar for the top, this Jacobson is in splendid shape for its age and has been properly played in and opened up. Special additions include: the high C 20th fret for the treble E string, a 660mm scale, and an Everest hardshell case with added padded case cover. This Jacobson is ready for many more years of music--it won't linger long!

The bass really blew me away with its richness and how easily the guitar reached peak playing volume. The neck is slim and fast, and thanks to Paul's technique of introducing a minute amount of twist into the fretboard the setup is lower (for a classical), but still plays buzz free.
 
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SCALE LENGTH 659.9 mm
NUT WIDTH 52.8 mm
STRING SPACING 55.1 mm
WOODS CEDAR,
ROSEWOOD - BRAZILIAN

With a fundamental that's profoundly rich and glassy playability, this 1989 Classical from Paul Jacobson stands as a resounding testament to Jacobson's skills. Over 20 years old, this instrument sings with a powerfully opened-up voice that is characterized by an aggressive bass register and trebles with the perfect amount of pop to linger in the air for long seconds.
 

The bass really blew me away with its richness and how easily the guitar reached peak playing volume. The neck is slim and fast, and thanks to Paul's technique of introducing a minute amount of twist into the fretboard the setup is lower (for a classical), but still plays buzz free.
 
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