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❌SOLD❌ Huss and Dalton DS Custom Brazilian Rosewood, 2008


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The Huss and Dalton DS Custom is based a Dreadnought body with Slope or rounded shoulders, and customized a number of ways. Here, an Adirondack Spruce top is paired with Brazilian Rosewood for the back and sides.

Built during 2008, this Huss & Dalton DS Custom is in great condition and delivers outstanding tone. These guitars are great to start with, but this example is something else. It’s full, rich and warm with plenty of sparkle and separation. It also plays very well.

The original purchaser customized the base DS model with an Adirondack Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood for the back, sides and bound headplate. The neck and body blocks are Mahogany, with Ebony for the bridge and bound fingerboard. Herringbone purfling is used around the top and around the soundhole. A faux-tortoise pickguard is added.  Waverly open gear tuners are installed at the head and work very well. 

The original Huss and Dalton hard-shell, tweed case is included.

Here is what Huss and Dalton have to say about the base DS model:

“This slope-shouldered guitar is designed for brawny power. Big in sound but not short on clarity, this guitar is a nod to the traditional slope-shoulder guitars of the 1930s and ’40s. Its standard woods are Sitka spruce paired with either Indian rosewood or mahogany. In concept, we think of the rosewood version as a slope-shouldered D-RH and the mahogany version as a slope-shouldered DM. The pairs sound similar, and all four sound their best with medium strings and hard playing. The DS comes standard with a beautiful vintage sunburst, maple bindings, and 42-style snowflake fretboard inlays.”


Price: $4,500.00 CAD
  • Model: DS Custom
  • Year: 2008
  • Finish Gloss
  • Class: Used
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Date Posted: 29/11/2018

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Consignment Item

  • Required CITES documentation
  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.6lbs 2.1kg
  • Scale Length: 25.4in 645.16mm
  • Nut Width: 1.73in 44mm
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