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Alvarez Artist AF66CESHB Folk 'Shadowburst' Acoustic Electric Guitar

Experience the Alvarez Artist AF66CESHB Folk 'Shadowburst' Acoustic Electric Guitar—an instrument meticulously crafted to deliver exceptional tone and unparalleled performance. Finished with a deep, glass-like shine, the AF66CESHB features a thin Shadowburst gloss on Mahogany, enhancing the beauty of the grain and creating a warm, premium vibe that matches its tone perfectly. With its mahogany top, this guitar offers a responsive and focused voice with strong mids and great clarity, making it ideal for both recording and live performances.

Part of the renowned Artist Series, this guitar embodies Alvarez's commitment to quality and design excellence. Each component is carefully selected and graded to ensure the highest standards of craftsmanship. Built with Alvarez's FS6 bracing design, the AF66CESHB allows the soundbox to sing, producing a balanced, lively projection with great response across various body sizes. The bi-level bridge heightens string tension for improved sustain and response, while real bone nut and saddle, premium tonewoods, and crafted attenuated finish further enhance the instrument's quality and performance.

Equipped with the LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element pickup, this acoustic-electric model ensures optimal live performance, delivering exceptional balance, definition, and dynamics. Whether you're strumming hard or picking lightly, the AF66CESHB responds effortlessly to your playing style, offering a fantastic player experience that's unmatched. With Alvarez's dedication to continual improvement and innovative design, the Artist AF66CESHB Folk 'Shadowburst' Acoustic Electric Guitar sets a new standard of excellence in the world of acoustic instruments.

  • Top WoodSolid African Mahogany
  • Body FinishShadowburst/Gloss
  • Back and Sides WoodAfrican Mahogany
  • ShapeFolk/OM
  • NeckMahogany
  • BridgeBi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood
  • FingerboardIndian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay
  • Nut and SaddleReal Bone
  • TunerPremium Die Cast
  • BindingIvory ABS
  • StringsD'Addario EXP16
  • Bracing SystemsFS6 Forward Shifted, Tapered Tone Bars
  • Neck JointDovetail
  • Neck Meets Body14th Fret
  • Number of Frets21
  • Pickup / EQLR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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