Crafted exclusively for the discriminating jazz traditionalist, the Benedetto Fratello is considered the benchmark archtop guitar. Featuring premium tonewoods imported from around the world, its beauty lies in the details. Custom–designed, mother–of–pearl stylized block inlays; Benedetto’s acclaimed binding on its European spruce top, maple neck and ebony fingerrest; and its cello–style ebony tailpiece are standard fare on this guitar. Even its S–6 suspended, mini–humbucking pickup has been designed to mount to the pickguard—keeping the top free and clean for superior tonality. As with all Benedetto models, the Fratello is built under Bob’s supervision—ensuring an inimitable instrument of the highest caliber.
Includes Your Choice of Custom Hoffee or Calton Flight Case
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Archtop, 17" lower bout, 3" body depth, Venetian cutaway
Carved, hand–graduated and tuned master grade European spruce
Carved, hand–graduated master grade European flamed maple
Master grade European flamed maple
X–braced European spruce
Multiples of black/white throughout
Select American flamed maple
Ebony, 12" radius, large traditional mother–of–pearl inlays
Width at Nut:
1 ¾", bone
Ebony, adjustable with black wheels and posts
Ebony with Benedetto tail adjuster
1 Benedetto S–6 (suspended)
Volume mounted on fingerrest
Gotoh gold with ebony buttons
Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Claret, Antique Burst, Honey Blonde, Opulent Brown, Natural
Pure nickel (.012-.052)