Maton Custom Shop WA May Traditional Acoustic Electric Guitar
The Maton WA May Custom Shop was developed and designed as a tribute to the late Maton founder – Bill May. You don’t have to look very far to see many of the ideas and concepts that were close to the heart of Maton’s founder in this beautiful Custom Shop model. The 000 or “Traditional” shape that this incarnation takes on is arguably it’s most classical and stylistic form to date.
Bill May's signature 3-layered deco-style headstock sits atop this model proudly as it did on Bill's very first Maton guitar. The WA May Features a Solid Spruce Top with highly-figured Fiddleback Blackwood back and sides. A True Trailblazers guitar.
Why buy your Maton from us? From beginners to pros, guitar players at every level have come to trust Acoustic Centre. We combine our near fanatical attention to detail and passion for all things Guitar with exemplary customer service to bring you the ultimate guitar-buying experience. We know Maton guitars inside out so you can have absolute confidence that when you order a Maton from us you will be getting the finest example of what Maton Guitars can offer. We hand-inspect and professionally set up every instrument in store to ensure optimum playability. We can customise the setup or strings for your instrument, just tell us what you are after and we will adjust the instrument to suit. We are local to Maton here in Melbourne and have a constant supply of brand new, in the box instruments being delivered almost daily. We offer FREE Delivery on all Maton guitars Australia-Wide. We respect and appreciate the trust that you place in us when ordering your dream guitar and that is why we are the N° 1 Dealer for Acoustic Guitars in Australia.
Model: W.A May
Body Shape: Traditional
Soundboard: "AAA Select" Grade Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette: "AAA" Blackwood
Bracing: Light Brace
Back & Sides Material: "AAA Select" Grade Fiddleback Blackwood
Outer Binding: Satinbox
Inner Binding: Triple Black Pinstripe
Headstock Veneer: Heritage
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
Number of Frets: 21
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
Nut Width: 44mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
Fingerboard Inlays: 4mm Pearl Dots
Back & Sides Finish: UV Gloss
Top Finish: UV Gloss
Bridge Material: Indian Rosewood
Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
Machine Heads: Gold Grover Pearloid Buttons
End Pin/Strap: Gold
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Case: Hiscox Flight case
Pickup: AP5-Pro Optional
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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.
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