AA – AM Special

AA – AM Special

Our signature shape. The Atkin Auditorium or AA has been designed in consultation with many or our top players to bring together the finest points of our best loved models. We’ve worked hard to achieve a perfectly balanced guitar, in tone, in looks and in your hands. With its narrow waist and rounded shoulders, the AA marries together the intimacy and responsiveness of an OM and the sweet open tones of a Small Jumbo. It is, we think, a bit of a modern classic.

  • Top:Mahaogany
  • Back & Sides:Mahaogany
  • Neck:Mahaogany
  • Headstock overlay:Ebony
  • Logo:Pearl
  • Truss Rod:Adjustable double action
  • Fretboard:Ebony
  • Bridge:Ebony
  • Rosette:Pearl
  • Binding:Mahaogany
  • Bracing:Pre-war scalloped bracing
  • Lacquer Finish:High gloss nitrocellulose
  • Nut & Saddle:Bone
  • Tuners:Nickel Gotoh
  • Side Dots Fret Markers:White Celluloid
  • Case:Atkin Embosed Hiscox Pro II
  • Body Length:19 1/4"
  • Body Depth:4 1/8"
  • Lower bout width:15"
  • Total Length:39 1/2"
  • Scale Length:25 1/2"
  • Nut Width:1 11/16"

Press & Reviews

AA AM Special

"Since going full-time in 1995, Canterbury-based luthier Alister Atkin has become one of the UK's most highly regarded acoustic makers, and his 2012 has got off to a heady start."

Guitarist Magazine Jim Chapman
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