Redwood - East Indian Rosewood

Premier Concertina Edgeburst CE

Tone first. Find pure 12-fret bliss with the professional grade, parlor size Premier Concertina. Connoisseurs love redwood’s immediate, responsive symmetry of cedar’s warmth and spruce’s brilliance. Favored by fingerstylists, but growing in popularity with all types of players, redwood enhances rosewood’s blossom of overtones for a new, enchanting guitar experience. Designed for light play, but ready for anything, this soft cutaway short scale instrument offers more than you might expect from such a tidy package.

$3,865.00 MSRP$2,899.00 Sell Price

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Premier Concertina Edgeburst CE

Specifications
Body Type Concertina
Neck Wood Honduran mahogany
Solid Wood Top Redwood
Solid Wood Back & Sides East Indian rosewood
Top Finish Edgeburst
Back & Side Finish Gloss
Fretboard African ebony
# Frets 18
Nut Width 1.75"
Tuners Hardware Breedlove, nickel
Lower Bout Width 14.75"
Waist Width 8.64"
Upper Bout Width 10.828"
Body Length 19.08"
Body Depth 3.25" (neck), 4" (tail)
String Gauge D'Addario XT PB Light
Pickup LR Baggs EAS VTC
Bridge Delta bridge, African ebony
Binding Tortoise
Inlay Interlocking Diamonds
Case Deluxe hardshell
Scale Length 25.0"
Sound Hole 3.875"
Crafted In Bend, OR USA

Premier Concertina Edgeburst CE

Features

Breedlove, always pioneering, has been building with redwood tops for over 25 years. A majestic native tonewood, it has a stiffness similar to spruce, but offers fingerstylists a rich, warm palette with a soft cedar-like attack and overtones often described like wine, with hints of chocolate and cinnamon. Flatpickers love its distinctive note separation, and its simple beauty connects directly with the earthiness of its sound.

Premier Concertina Edgeburst CE

Guitar Portrait

We are pleased to present these detailed specifications for your 2021 Breedlove guitar, which was designed and handcrafted in Bend, Oregon. In addition to its dimensions, we have listed every piece of solid wood used in this model, giving its common name, scientific name and country of origin. We use no clear-cut wood. We salvage fallen timber or individually harvest trees to minimize impact on the forest. You can travel worry free with your Made in Bend Breedlove—no permits are needed. Still, if you plan on trekking internationally, we suggest printing this information and carrying it with your guitar to avoid misunderstandings or prolonged waits with customs officials.

Wood and Animal Contents

Top Redwood | Sequoia sempervirens | United States
Back and Sides East Indian rosewood | Dalbergia latifolia | India
Neck Honduran mahogany | Swietenia macrophylla | Guatemala
Fretboard African ebony | Diospyros crassiflora | Republic of Congo
Bridge African ebony | Diospyros crassiflora | Republic of Congo
Headstock overlay African ebony | Diospyros crassiflora | Republic of Congo
Body Binding Tortoise/Plastic
Body Purfling Plastic
Fretboard Binding None
Fretboard Purfling None
Headstock Binding None
Headstock Purfling None
Bracing Sitka spruce | Picea sitchensis | United States
Back Strip / Side Brace Honduran mahogany | Swietenia macrophylla | Guatemala
Kerfing African Mahogany | Khaya senegalensis | Republic of Congo
Bridge Plate Eastern hard rock maple | Acer saccharum | United States
Neck / Tailblock Honduran mahogany | Swietenia macrophylla | Guatemala
Logo Polyester
Fretboard Inlay Polyester, Spalted maple/ Acer spp./ USA
Nut / Saddle TUSQ

Specifications

Body Type Concertina
Cutaway Soft
Headstock shape Wave
Scale Length 25.0"
# Frets 18
Nut Width 1.75"
Lower Bout Width 14.75"
Waist Width 8.64"
Upper Bout Width 10.828"
Body Length 19.08"
Body Depth at neck 3.25"
Body Depth at tailblock 4"
Sound Hole Diameter 3.875"
Tuners Breedlove, nickel
Electronics LR Baggs EAS VTC
String Gauge D'Addario XT PB Light
Case Deluxe hardshell

Finish

Top Finish Edgeburst
Back & Side Finish Gloss

Premier Concertina Edgeburst CE

Light Play Style

The Breedlove Play Style system was created to help you, the player, select your sound and playing style. Finding the most appropriate guitar to fit your sound requires finding not only the correct body shape, but the proper tonewood combinations to fit your style of play. Each Breedlove guitar is designed for a specific play style and sound, the Play Style systems assign a playing style icon to each instrument.

L | Lighter Play, Fingerstyle: One of Breedlove’s specialties is crafting guitars with a more focused, individual note-for-note clarity and tonal balance.