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Magnum Opus J-6250WC Jumbo Cutaway

The pinnacle of acoustic beauty


Magnum Opus J-6250WC Jumbo Cutaway
This guitar is 100% handmade with scalloped X bracing, Master Grade Claro walnut back and sides, Master Grade Western Red cedar top, genuine koa body, fingerboard and headstock binding, ebony fingerboard/bridge, bone nut/saddle and custom MO 18:1 tuners.

Appointments include an abalone fingerboard vine inlay, dual abalone rosette rings with hand-engraved abalone leaf inlay in ebony middle ring rosette, abalone front body purfling, back body purfling with center stripe, B/W/B fingerboard and headstock purfling, polished black ebony headplate with Mother of Pearl Magnum Opus script inlay and abalone torch.
Magnum Opus J-6250WC Jumbo Cutaway


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