2008 Dupont Vieille Reserve Brazilian 2008 Dupont Vieille Reserve Brazilian Dupont Here's an opportunity to save on a pristine, like new VRB: the best Selmer copy made today! Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Musical Instruments > String Instruments > Guitars > Acoustic Guitars dupont-vielle-reserve-vrb VRB View Offer DjangoBooks.com
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2008 Dupont Vieille Reserve Brazilian

2008 Dupont Vieille Reserve Brazilian

This guitar is in "like new" condition and is discounted $1000 off the regular retail price of $9000. At $8000 it is one of the best deals in the shop!

This is Maurice Duponts top of the line Selmer copy. No detail is overlooked with both the materials and workmanship being of the highest caliber. The track record of this instrument speaks for itself, as so many of todays top players use the Vieille Reserve model. Bireli Lagrene recorded the first two Gypsy Project CDs with this model. Patrick Saussois, of Alma Sinti fame, also plays a Dupont VRB.

This guitar includes:

-A 40 year old aged Spruce top 


-Highly Figured 40 year aged Brazilian back and sides (wow, this is as good as it gets! Stunning piece of wood!!)


-Deluxe, encased DM tuners


-The top has a real pliage (i.e. the wood was bent over a hot iron like the old Selmers. Almost all other Selmer copies have forced tops which aren't as punchy).

The sound and playability of this instrument are the best I've ever seen for a new guitar. The only thing better is an actual vintage Selmer or Busato in good condition which is impossible to find and would cost twice as much or more. The Dupont VR is a guitar that plays and feels like a new guitar, but has the clarity, punch, and tone of an old seasoned instrument. I know of no other luthier that builds a guitar with these qualities.

This guitar is best for those who like the Selmer sound. Each note is rounded and bell like with a smoky complexity only found in the best of instruments. This guitar also cuts like a knife and requires very little force to do so. Players with a light touch will be surprised at the volume this guitar can generate. All in all, this is the most traditional Gypsy sound you can get in a new guitar. If you like a more modern Gypsy tone then you should consider a Hahl or a JP Favino.Chord punches, tremolos, and other comping techniques sound great on this guitar because they cut so well.

This guitar is setup perfectly with medium low action and 11 gauge strings.There are no buzzes and every note is clear as a bell. If you like to play fast, this guitar is for you. It is among the easiest playing Gypsy guitars out there....

A TKL hardshell case, owner's certificate and an unopened bottle of Dupont Cognac are also included.


This is the CASH price...add 3% (4% for International orders) if you'd like to pay with a credit card

Pricing Info:
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Guitar Specs
Brand Dupont
Year 2008
Model Number VRB
Serial Number 124
Sound Hole Oval
Fret Neck 14 Fret
Condition Mint
Size 15 3/4"
Scale Length 670mm
Nut Width 1 3/4"
Body Depth 3 7/8"
Top European Spruce (Aged 40 Years)
Back and Sides Brazilian Rosewood (Laminate)
Neck Walnut
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Brazilian Rosewood
Finish Tinted Nitrocellulos
Tailpiece DM Gold
Tuners DM Enclosed Tuners Gold
Action 3mm
Strings Galli GSL 10
Case Dupont (TKL) Tolex
Pickup(s) None
Truss Rod Yes
Weight 4.15 lbs

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