Tulsa Espresso no. 2

Second in a series of mahogany bodied Tulsa proofs with torrified maple tops. Stunning figured maple over a chambered Honduras mahogany body and neck with low-gloss hand-rubbed violin lacquer finish in “espresso” nitro. Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with abalone and pearl “Claw” inlay at the 12th fret. Two John Grail humbuckers, nickel hardware including a light weight aluminum wraparound bridge. 25.5″ compensated scale.
This one rings like the Great Bell of Kyoto!

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Espresso doppio! In repose on black leather.


Twin humbuckers by John Grail, ultralight aluminum locking wrap bridge provide glorious tone.


Tortoise pickup surrounds, two volumes with treble bleed and two tone contour controls


Logo and monogram of genuine pearl inlaid into ebony headplate.


• Chambered, one piece Honduras mahogany back
• Honduras mahogany neck
• Premium tempered (torrified) flame maple top
• “German” top carve
• Brazilian rosewood fingerboard upgrade
• Ebony headstock faceplate
• Genuine pearl headstock logo inlay upgrade
• 12” fingerboard radius
• 25.5” compensated scale
• 7-piece abalone and pearl Claw 12th fret inlay
• 1.650” nut width
• 22 medium oval frets
• Vintage full “C”-shape neck carve
• Nickel hardware
• Wraparound aluminum locking bridge
• Sperzel Trim-Lok tuners
• 2 Volume, 2 tone contour, 3-way toggle
• Bournes pots (low friction)
• Orange Drop capacitors
• Treble retention circuit on each volume pot
• Switchcraft toggle
• John Grail humbuckers (Grailbuckers)
• Nitro-shellac “violin” low-gloss finish
• Custom case