The '59 DC

These guitars are my take on the classic set neck student models of the 50’s. Measurements were taken from an exceptional ’59 DC that I owned to produce a vintage looking, sounding and feeling guitar that is a stone cold classic!

Using the same materials and construction techniques as the Hurricane, these guitars have their roots firmly in the 50’s but with the added playability and reliability of a modern, hand built guitar.

 

I have owned some incredible original examples of these guitars from '55 though to '63 and have painstakingly taken the measurements of each one to build a vintage inspired guitar with modern playability and function but without the vintage price tag.​

Body:

1 3/4" African Mahogany 

Neck:

1 piece Premium Quartersawn Honduran Mahogany Neck

24.625" Vintage Scale Length

17 degree, Vintage Spec Headstock Angle

Single Action, Vintage Spec Truss Rod

Maple Truss Rod Fillet

Premium AAA Indian Rosewood Fingerboard

Vintage Pattern Celluloid Dot Inlays

Polished Buffalo Bone Nut

12" Radius

43mm Nut Width 

Slim '63 or Classic '59 Neck Profile

Electronics:

Sunbear Pickups SB '56 DogEar P90 

CTS SSS Premium Taper 500k Pots 

.22uf Orange Drop Cap

Switchcraft Jack Socket

Hardware:

Faber Aged Nickel Aluminium Compensated Bridge 

Faber Aged Nickel Studs and Anchors 

Aged Faber Tuners

Aged Knobs & Pointers 

Finish:

Lightly aged 100% Nitrocellulose finish 

Cherry Red

TV Yellow 

Black

Available in 60's Custom Colours (please enquire)

£2895 inc Hiscox Case