A true pioneering force of early Bluegrass music, the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers shaped the early sounds of old-timey, bluegrass, and country music, as well as, inspired the legendary careers of other great players by the likes of Bobby Osborne, Jimmy and Paul Williams, and Melvin Goins. To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of this legendary band, one of the earliest and longest running bands from the golden age of traditional American music, Saga Musical Instruments and the Cline Family have commissioned the first commemorative instrument ever produced for the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers 70th Anniversary.
Limited Edition, hand-numbered and signed
Select solid Sitka spruce top with hand-carved, forward shifted, parabolic X-bracing in authentic Prewar style
Solid, select Indian rosewood back and sides with “zig-zag” center stripe
Natural high-gloss finish with aging toner for that perfect vintage look
One piece mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod and dovetail neck/body joint
Bound ebony fingerboard
White bound body in the 1950’s D-28-style
Ebony Bridge with vintage-style long saddle
Bound peghead features Brazilian rosewood overlay adorned with the unique and original “Lonesome Pine Fiddlers 70th Anniversary” inlay design of white, yellow pearl and abalone
Exclusive 1950’s shape Dalmatian-tortoise pickguard
Nickel-plated Grover “Rotomatic” tuners
Nut width: 1 11/16"
Scale length: 25.5"