35th Anniversary Custom

Serial #48505

  • Carved top of Aged European spruce
  • Carved back of Aged European flamed maple
  • European flamed maple sides
  • 17″ body     3” body depth
  • Custom floral sound openings
  • One-piece American flamed maple neck
  • 1-3/4″ width at nut
  • 25” fingerboard scale – 21 frets
  • Serpentine style headstock
  • Exotic burl veneer on headstock face & rear, fingerrest, tailpiece, tuning machine buttons, bridge base, heel cap, and truss rod cover
  • “35th Anniversary” inscribed on headstock inlay
  • Abalone and mother of pearl floral inlay motif throughout
  • 14K gold floral inlay on the 12th fret
  • Ebony endpin
  • Aged honey blonde color
  • Curly Koa wood binding
  • Schaller M6MINIG gold tuning machines with exotic burl veneer on the ebony tuning machine buttons to match headstock veneer
  • Two bridges: Traditional two-piece adjustable ebony; one-piece sculpted
  • No strap buttons
  • Handwritten by Benedetto on inside of the guitar’s back:

“35th Anniversary Guitar
Custom Made for Ratthakrai Sirisook
#48505, October 19, 2004, Robert Benedetto”