Orangewood Expands Highland Collection

Both the Ava Mahogany (Grand Concert) and Sage Mahogany (Grand Auditorium Cutaway) will be under $1,000.

Los Angeles, CA (June 15, 2020) -- Orangewood announces the launch of their Highland Mahogany guitars as an addition within their popular Highland Collection. Inspired by the bright, woody tone of Mahogany, the Highland Mahogany Collection offers a selection of premium all solid guitars that are built for seasoned players, as well as musicians seeking modern options under $1,000. Two models will be unveiled as part of the collection: Ava Mahogany (Grand Concert) and Sage Mahogany (Grand Auditorium Cutaway).

The Highland Mahogany models feature an all solid Mahogany top, back, and sides for a well-balanced and distinctly full tone. A hard case is included with every purchase. As always, every guitar comes professionally set up by Orangewood’s expert technicians in Los Angeles, California.

Features:

  • Top: Solid Mahogany
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  • Back / Sides: Solid Mahogany
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  • Nut / Saddle: TUSQ
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  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Open-Gear Tuners
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  • Bridge / Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Finish: Natural Satin
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  • Optional Pickup: LR Baggs Anthem (Live Models)
  • Optional Pickguard

“After launching our first all solid models last year, we’re excited to introduce two new all solid Mahogany models to the Highland Collection”, said Eddie Park, Co-Founder and Creative Director. “The feedback to our Highland Collection was overwhelmingly positive, and we’re confident more players will enjoy the versatility and uniqueness of another wood option.”

The Highland Mahogany Collection starts at $645 and will be available online starting June 12th at www.orangewoodguitars.com – with free shipping to customers in the contiguous United States. Affirm payment plans available.

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