2011 Peter Zwinakis Selmer 2011 Peter Zwinakis Selmer Zwinakis Superb Selmer copy from an up and coming Bay Area luthier. Features a real, heat bent pliage top and the massive volume that goes with it. Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Musical Instruments > String Instruments > Guitars > Acoustic Guitars peter-zwinakis-selmer-2011 Selmer Copy View Offer DjangoBooks.com
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2011 Peter Zwinakis Selmer

2011 Peter Zwinakis Selmer
Peter Zwinakis is an up coming luthier from the Bay Area. His work shows a sincere dedication to the Franco/Italian tradition of Selmer Maccaferri guitars. This fine example is the equal of many of the best contemporary European guitars but at a player's price.

First off, the features of this guitar are normally only found on the infinitely more expensive flagship models of luthiers like Dupont, Barault, and Hahl. Materials and construction techniques are of the highest caliber:

This guitar has a real pliage European spruce top (the top was bent with a hot iron just like Selmer did it. Most Selmer copies today are forced top which generally doesn't have the projection and quickness of attack that the pliage tops have. Normally only found on flagship models like the Dupont VR)

The interior is lacquered interior (another Flagship feature)

Peter based much of the design of this guitar on late model Selmers (late 40s/early 50s) which generally have a much larger pliage (top arch) than earlier models. The radical pliage generates superior volume and a very fast attack. These guitars also tend to be very dry with a singing, bright high end. This guitar has all those qualities in spades and compares very well to similar Duponts. In fact, this particular Zwinakis is at least 30% louder than the average MD-50 which is quite an accomplishment.

All in all,  a fabulous guitar for a price far below what most luthiers charge for fine work like this.

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

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Guitar Specs
Brand Zwinakis
Year 2011
Model Number Selmer Copy
Serial Number C-006
Sound Hole Oval
Fret Neck 14 Fret
Condition New
Size 15 3/4"
Scale Length 670mm
Nut Width 1 3/4"
Body Depth 3 7/8"
Top European Spruce
Back and Sides Indian Rosewood (Solid)
Neck Walnut
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Rosewood
Finish Nitrocellulose
Tailpiece DR
Tuners Schaller
Action 3.2mm
Strings Argentine 1510MF
Case Superior Deluxe Black
Pickup(s) None
Truss Rod Yes
Weight 4.2 lbs
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