I'm selling my guitar made by Peter Zwinakis petite bouche Selmer-style guitar in 2011. This was originally listed as a "Mystery Guitar" by Michael in 2011 with the original listing below. I've confirmed with Peter Z in an email that this was built by him. There are no markings of provenance. I would describe the condition as "good" as this was a gigging guitar.
The guitar was originally listed with action at 3.6mm, but I've since changed the bridge to a Tommy Davy bridge (https://www.djangoguitarstore.com/FrenchSelmerGuitarBridges-p/dgb.htm
) with the action sitting somewhere around 3mm...maybe slightly little higher. It is comfortable loud playing guitar. The top is spruce, the back and sides are solid Indian rosewood, and the neck is walnut. The interior is lacquered and the top has a real heat bent pliage. This guitar comes with a brown Superior Deluxe hard case. In a note from the builder, Peter Zwinakis from my original inquiry:
"I did build that guitar. It is German Spruce, solid indian rosewood, euro walnut neck, ebony fingerboard.. rosewood binding.. double action truss rod, nitro lacquer finish.. All the best stuff."
I am listing this without current photos, but I will put them up in a later post. The guitar has some dings and some pick checking in the obvious spot under the sound hole. Pictures will illustrate all flaws. Other than the bridge and use, this guitar has not changed very much from the photos listed in the original posting below.
This was my main guitar, gigged approximately twice a week, until ~ October 2013, when I bought one of Craig B's Derecho models and has continued to be my home rehearsal guitar to this day. This is not a quiet guitar by any stretch, either in color or in sound.
I am looking for $1500 plus shipping with the case from 07302 for about 15lbs (4lb guitar and 10lb case). I have no CITES paperwork, so would prefer to not ship outside the US. This is priced along the same lines as a used Dupont Nomade and is priced to reflect use and the dings. Bottom line, this is a luthier made guitar in the US with some premium features and would be an excellent first guitar or upgrade. I've been extremely pleased with this purchase. Please send your inquiries in a private message here.
The original listing is still active here:
Model Number Selmer Copy
Serial Number None
Sound Hole Oval
Fret Neck 14 Fret
Size 15 3/4"
Scale Length 670mm
Nut Width 1 3/4"
Body Depth 3 7/8"
Back and Sides Indian Rosewood (Solid)
Finish High Gloss
Tailpiece DR Gold
Tuners 3 on a plate Gold
Strings Argentine 1510
Case Superior Deluxe Brown
Truss Rod Yes
Weight 4.05 lbs