Campbell American Guitars closed their factory doors mid January 2013 and Dean Campbell entered retirement leaving his mark in the guitar community . Rumored to continue building guitars out of his garage and limiting projects to one or two efforts a year Dean Campbell will keep the Campbell American brand on the market. New retail prices have doubled reaching the $5000.00 mark driving collectors to move quickly in the used market. The guitar offered in this posting is a new in store demo guitar that has been played but was kept in a glass showcase for most of the time. It dose show some light scratching on the pick guard but no dents ,dings or chips in the finish. This is a beautiful example of a hand crafted guitar made in the USA .Loaded with lots of special features such as red coral inlay twelfth fret markers usually reserved for the Nelsonic model designed for Campbell American by famed guitarist Bill Nelson.The Pick ups are a set of specially designed Dimarzio 36 Anniversary PAF's Alnico V magnets wound to 7.25K and 8.65K with coil tapping ability. This was to be Campbell Americans pick up of choice before it's collapse branding them Campbell " Standards " .The body is a premium one piece Swamp Ash body that is highly figured and light weight with a striking grain pattern finished in translucent white " Bumper Blond" nitrocellulose lacquer .Rosewood fingerboard on a Rock Maple Nitro finish hand carved flattened C neck with 12.5" fingerboard radius,25.5" scale length,22 medium jumbo frets.Graphtech nut with a 1 11/16ths nut width. Gotoh Hardtail, thru body tailpiece and 15:1 Gotoh sealed tuners.
Controls include 3-Way selector switch, Volume and push pull coil tapping Tone knob .This Transitone will be shipped in a custom Fit G&G Buckskin hardshell case.This is your chance to get a factory built Campbell American Transitone and a piece of guitar history at yesterdays price's. All sales are final no returns
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