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Blazer & Henkes HD-18 Bear Claw Alpine Spruce/ Mahogany

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Description.......... 2015
Figured Alpine Moon Spruce top, mahogany back and sides
‘37 spec forward scalloped bracing
Custom ordered with ivoroid bindings, -28 style herringbone and rosette, bound fingerboard, bound headstock
Brazilian RW peghead overlay
Ebony fingerboard and bridge
1 3/4 nut width
2 5/16 saddle spacing
Bone nut and saddle
Non adjustable carbon rod neck reinforcement
To my knowledge, the only D-18 they have built to these specs!

Ebony bridge developed hairline cracks, Willi Henkes agreed the best course of action was to replace it. Replaced in 2019 by Caleb Smith (luthier/guitarist for Balsam Range) with an exact replica

Small finish indentation on the back of neck from a guitar stand, picture listed! Repaired!