Established in 1965 by major US instrument distributor St. Louis Music, Alvarez teamed up with master luthier Kazuo Yairi with the aim of producing the finest guitars in the world.The success of Alvarez-Yairi guitars helped put the brand on the market, and are still handmade in Kani, Japan to this day. In the decades that followed, Alvarez significantly expanded their operation, and now produce one of the most extensive and diverse ranges of acoustic instruments in the world.
Ranging from affordable entry-level to world-class handmade instruments, Alvarez have got everything covered. Their instruments have been used by the likes of Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney, Carlos Santana, Ani DiFranco and many more – they’re obviously doing something right!
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Top Wood: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Top Finish: Natural/Satin
- Back & Sides Wood: Walnut
- Shape: Baritone
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Neck Meets Body: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets: 18
- Bracing System: Fan
- Bridge: Engineered Rosewood
- Fingerboard: Engineered Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuner: Open Gear Strip
- Binding: Herringbone, Ivory ABS
- Strings: Aquila Nylgut
Shipping and Returns
- Once your order has been shipped please allow 5-7 days for delivery depending on where you live.
- Delivery is free in South Africa for all orders over R995 and any orders below R995 will incur a flat rate of R95.
- ALL International Deliveries are subject to charge and will depend on the size of your order and location. Please see our Shipping Policy for further details.
- Returns need to be initiated within five days of delivery. For further details please see our Cancellation & Returns Policy.
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