Dec 31, 2012 | News & Events
100% Made In USA Guitars, Instruments of Change
Bend, Or – January 1, 2013 – Bedell Guitars has distilled what players loved about guitars from earlier times and infused these qualities into its instruments today. Following the spirit of Peace, Love & Rock n’ Roll, and invoking the muse of the 60’s folk/rock movement, Bedell Guitars offers the new 1964 and Coffeehouse Series. These guitars capture the organic feel and sound that so many artists recall from the days of their youth, and call to the consciousness of a new generation.
The 1964 and Coffeehouse Series are designed to give a vintage look, sound and feel to capture the era. The result is expressiveness of tone and a comfortable playing experience. Both series of guitars feature all-solid woods, dovetail neck joints, and are 100% made in the USA. In addition to the customized Adirondack “X” progressively scalloped tone bars, the Bedell 1964 and Coffeehouse also include:
- Solid one-piece mahogany neck with dovetail neck joint
- Solid African ebony fretboard, bridge and headstock veneer
- Bone nut and saddle
- Solid wood binding
- Gloss finish
- Hardshell case included
Bedell Guitars is adamant about adherence to environmental regulations protecting our forests, and uses only certified woods in the construction of their instruments. The 1964 Series features solid Sitka spruce tops, solid mahogany back and sides, and an original sunburst gloss finish. The Coffeehouse Series features solid Engelmann spruce tops, solid East Indian Rosewood back and sides, and a hand sprayed tobacco sunburst gloss finish. Both the 1964 and Coffeehouse Series offer Dreadnought, Orchestra and Parlor body options.
The 1964 and Coffeehouse Series guitars are designed and built in Bedell’s USA factory. Suggested retail price for the 1964 Series is $2669 with an average street price of $1999. Suggested retail price for the Coffeehouse Series is $3333 with an average street price of $2499.