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Germany (January 18, 2012) -- Ritter Instruments has announced their latest model, the R8-Concept. The bass is a combination of Ritter's R8-Singlelcut and Roya Concept designs. It features a backside tuning system and extended fingerboard.

The company also unveiled the Blue Dragon guitar, a version of the Princess Isabella with a unique brocade fabric covering that is limited to 25 pieces.

The new models will be on display at NAMM in Anaheim.

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