1935 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe

SKU: Batch Number 907A Category:


This consignment 1935 Gibson Roy Smeck Stage De Luxe (Batch Number 907A) is fully converted to standard play by Alan Perlman, crack-free, very clean, and has a lively response to a light touch. Mahogany neck, back, and sides, Adirondack spruce top, Tuners upgraded to a new Waverly set (originals in case pocket), Original pin set and Brazilian rosewood bridge. The complete conversion process performed by Alan Perlman includes: Neck narrowing to 1 3/4″ nut width and applicable finish work there, Neck reset, Installation of frets to replace the original flush ground purling “fret” markers, Removal of bridge bolts and plugging with rosewood these holes and original straight saddle slot for an angled compensated bridge saddle. The consigning owner elected to upgrade the original 6:1 Grover tuners to Waverly single unit tuners with ivoroid buttons. This guitar has a wonderful voice when played lightly with light gauge strings. It can also be effectively used as a country or blues rhythm guitar with a heavier playing approach. With Ameritage hardshell case.