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Sergei De Jonge “Snakewood” 2006 (Consignment) SOLD

December 14, 2010
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Serial Number:…  none;  label indicates 2006
Description:…  I have played a LOT of Mr. De Jonge’s guitars over the last 30 years but this one stands out as one of my
very favorites. How can you not fall in love with this dramatically figured Engelmann spruce top and the lush exotic visuals
of Snakewood … well … everywhere else!!! On top of that,  Sergei has squeezed every ounce of tone,  nuance and power
out of the SS body size … it is just one of those sounds that really engages every particle of your interest … I LOVE
Neck:…  1 3/4″ wide polished wooley mamoth nut;  Snakewood fingerboard,  peghead backstrap and peghead overlay;  25
3/8″ scale length;  tropical mahogany neck with dovetail/bolt neck joint;  custom Alessi tuners with Snakewood buttons;
intricate peghead inlay by Mark Kett;  adjustable truss rod
Frets:…  look untouched!
Body:… rare Bearclaw figured Engelmann spruce top;  Snakewood back and sides!  Snakewood body binding with mitered
purfling;  abalone top perimeter; inlayed Snakewood bridge;  wooley mamoth saddle; bone bridge pins with abalone shell
dots;  14 3/8″ lower bout dimension;  4 5/16″ deep sides at end pin area;  very little signs of wear at all!  two short hairline
back checks are glued ? sound
Finish:…  original French Polish finish is in excellent plus condition!
Playability/Action:…  excellent plus!  4/64″ to 6/64″ action with 6/64″ of saddle protruding for future action adjustments
Case:… deluxe arched top,  plush lined,  tweed hardshell case
Pricing:… $8799.00 Can$

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