The Forty Three

Style: J | Series: Slope Shoulder

The Forty Three is both direct and powerful, but with an easy-playing shorter scale length, it’s easy to see why this guitar has been favoured by so many singer-songwriters over the years. The big-bodied slope shoulder shape, combined with our Baked Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides, delivers warm mids, solid lows and great definition. It’s a timeless acoustic guitar tone.

The Forty-Three is available in two finish options, ‘Aged’ and ‘Mirror’.

Specifications

TopBaked Sitka Spruce
Back & SidesMahogany
NeckMahogany
Headstock OverlayWalnut
LogoAtkin & Banner Decal
Truss RodTwo-Way (Soundhole Adjust)
FretboardSantos Rosewood
BridgeSantos Rosewood
RosetteBlack/White/Black
BindingGrained Ivoroid
BracingPre-war scalloped bracing
Lacquer FinishHigh gloss nitrocellulose
Nut & SaddleBone
TunersNickel Kluson
Side Dot Fingerboard MarkersWhite Celluloid
Fret MarkersMOP - Dots
CaseAtkin Hard shell

Dimensions

Body Length20 1/8"
Body Depth4 7/8"
Lower Bout Width16"
Total Length41"
Scale Length24 7/8"
Fingerboard Radius16"
Nut Width1 11/16"

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Options

Adirondack Soundboard
All Black
Black Front
Fishman Matrix
Front Sunburst
Whole Sunburst