Santa Cruz Vintage Southerner
Santa Cruz Vintage Southerner –
Serial #: 7703
Body Wood Type: Mahogany
Top Wood Type: Adirondack Spruce
Bracing/Voicing: Standard Double Tapered Adirondack X Brace
Width at Nut: 1-11/16”
String Spacing: 2-3/16”
Scale Length: 24.75”
Neck Shape: Traditional C Shape
Inlay: Doppler Dots
Tuners/gears: Nickel Waverly with Ivoroid Buttons
The 1930’s Advanced Jumbo, J-45 and the iconic early 60’s Epiphone Texan lent their considerable retro cool to the origins of Santa Cruz’s Vintage Southerner Model. Each one of these guitars was a favorite of several of SCGC’s veteran luthiers and so inspired this regal compliment to the SCGC VJ Model. The must have feature of this SCGC VS is the shorter, 24-3/4 inch scale length. It is so yielding to the touch that fretting and reach are a pleasure. The scale puts the bridge in the optimal position to produce the comforting, growling presence of an old blues recording. The VS will respond with considerably more refined quality than the oldies, while inspiring room to grow throughout your musical career. This beautiful guitar features mahogany back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, a custom Red Cherry finish, a 1 11/16″ nut, standard double tapered Adirondack X bracing with hot hide glue and Nickel Waverly tuners with Ivoroid buttons.
The guitar pictured is the exact instrument that is for sale. All instruments are available at our store showroom in Warrenton, Virginia, and are set up to the buyer’s personal specifications including restringing with any string of their choice at no additional charge upon purchase. All instruments are guaranteed to be packed safely and freshly set up per your specifications. Please email or call and we’d be happy to provide an in-hand description of the instrument and answer any questions you have.
Every instrument comes with a 48-hour approval period. Any instrument can be returned for a full refund, if the buyer notifies us within 48 hours of receiving the instrument. Buyer will be responsible for return shipping.
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