Peerless Monarch Peerless Monarch Peerless A floating pickup and all solid woods make this an excellent acoustic and electric instrument! Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Musical Instruments > String Instruments > Guitars > Acoustic Guitars peerless-monarch Monarch 1395.00 DjangoBooks.com
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Peerless Monarch

Peerless Monarch

Peerless builds quality instruments for discerning guitarists

Peerless is Korea's premiere guitar manufacturer and has been producing high quality jazz guitars since the 70s. Over the years they've built thousands of guitars for Gretsch, Gibson, Fender, Epiphone, and many others. Now a prestigious brand in their own right, Peerless offers instruments that rival the sound and playability of much costlier boutique makers at a fraction of the price.

The Monarch is meticulously crafted from high grade materials

The Monarch features a solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides, and a maple neck. The fingerboard and cello style tailpiece are made of rosewood. Hardware includes a set of gold Gotoh Imperial tuners and a floating humbucker. The overall style of the instrument is reminiscent of the more ornate designs of the legendary John D'Angelico and his protege Jimmy D'Aquisto. Embellishments include stunning block fingerboard  inlays of mother of pearl and abalone, D'Aquisto style headtsock logo, and 7-ply ivoroid/ebonoid body binding.

The Monarch is a classic jazz guitar that will meet the needs of the professional guitarist

The Monarch is largely based on the classic Gibson Johnny Smith model, a longstanding favorite among jazz guitarists for over half a century. Like Gibson's original design, this instrument is designed to retain its acoustic capabilities while simultaneously producing a rich and colorful amplified tone. It performs these duties exceedingly well as the Monarch sounds gorgeous both acoustically and electrically. Players looking to tackle Johnny Smith's legendary chord melody pieces will be pleased to find that the Monarch's 1 11/16th nut and short, 24 3/5" scale make even the most cumbersome chord shapes feel effortless.

This guitar comes setup with D'Addario 12 gauge flatwounds and fairly low, 2mm action. However, this instrument performs well with many types of setups, including traditional bebop (14 gauge flatwounds and very low action) and swing (higher action) setups.

Come and experience the magic of a beautifully built instrument that will serve you well for a lifetime!


Item Number:
9910
Your Price:
$1,395.00
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Item Options

Set Up Options (takes 2-4 weeks)
Install Clear Pick Guard ($50.00)
Set Up Special: Fret Dress, Custom Bridge, Restring, Tailpiece Leather, Adjust Action and Truss Rod ($215.00)
Install Strap Button in Heel and Endpin ($30.00)
Custom Pickguard?
No upgrade
Tortoise (bound) ($200.00)
Black (bound) ($190.00)
Tortoise Deluxe (bound) ($375.00)
Would you like a pickup installed?
No upgrade
Kent Armstrong 2-D Micro Humbucker (Handmade) ($269.00)
Kent Armstrong Adjustable Floating PAF (Handmade) ($269.00)
Kent Armstrong Johnny Smith Mini-Humbucker (Handmade) ($269.00)
Kent Armstrong Smooth Top Floating Humbucker (Handmade) ($269.00)
Schatten AT-04 Pickup for Archtop Guitar ($239.00)
Fishman Archtop Guitar Pickup ($275.00)
K&K Pure Archtop Pickup ($280.00)
Benedetto S6 Floating Humbucker ($205.00)
DeArmond Rhythm Chief 1100 Pickup – Gold ($285.00)
DeArmond Rhythm Chief 1000 Pickup – Gold ($235.00)
DeArmond Rhythm Chief 1000 Pickup – Nickel ($235.00)
Tailpiece Upgrades
No upgrade
Frequensator Style Trapeze Tailpiece Gold ($158.00)
Frequensator Style Trapeze Tailpiece Nickel ($148.00)
C Jazz Tailpiece Chrome ($305.00)
C Tailpiece Chrome ($175.00)
G Tailpiece Gold ($320.00)
Byrdland Tailpiece Gold ($145.00)
Fancy Trapeze Tailpiece Gold ($185.00)
Fancy Trapeze Tailpiece Chrome ($175.00)
C Tailpiece Gold ($185.00)
Finger Style Tailpiece Gold ($518.00)
Tuner Upgrades
No upgrade
Schaller da Vinci Gold ($282.00)
Schaller da Vinci Black ($210.00)
Schaller da Vinci Chrome ($205.00)
Grover Imperial Gold ($250.00)
Grover Imperial Chrome ($205.00)
Schaller Classic Deluxe Gold ($245.00)
Schaller Classic Deluxe Chrome ($205.00)
Gotoh Stealth Gold ($290.00)
Gotoh Stealth Black ($290.00)
Guitar Specs
Brand Peerless
Year 2019
Model Number Monarch
Sound Hole F Holes
Fret Neck 14 Fret
Condition New
Size 17"
Scale Length 24 3/5"
Nut Width 1 11/16"
Body Depth 3"
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Maple
Neck Maple
Fingerboard Rosewood
Binding Ivoroid
Finish Sunburst
Tailpiece Rosewood Cello Style
Tuners Grover GH109 Gold
Action Varies
Strings D’Addario ECG25
Case Hardshell
Pickup(s) Floating Humbucker
Truss Rod Yes
Weight 5.75 lbs

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