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SOLD 2019 Asher Ben Harper Signature Model Lap Steel - Koa Top Tobacco Burst with Gold Hardware

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"I'm as excited about having this guitar in the world as much as my music really. It's that amazing of an electric guitar." - Ben Harper

This Signature Model 6-string lap steel guitar was created for Ben Harper by Bill Asher to simultaneously capture the classic tones of the revered '59 Les Paul guitar with the feel and vibe of a Weissenborn. Asher guitars are widely known for their incredible sustain, versatile tone, and uncompromising craftsmanship. 

Asher's modern design creates tremendous playability and increased tone options for a more creative and musical experience. This model is hand-built using the finest tone woods and hardware available. Truly a unique hybrid, the Ben Harper Signature Model may be one of the most exciting lap steels ever built.


SPECIFICATIONS:
  • STYLE: 6-string lap steel
  • SERIAL NUMBER: #1160
  • SCALE LENGTH: 25 inches
  • NECK & BODY: neck-through solid okoume with cylindrical tone chambers
  • TOP: Hawaiian koa with ivoroid and black invoroid binding
  • PICKUPS: 2 gold Seymour Duncan Custom Shop '59-Style Humbuckers with rosewood pickups rings
  • PICKUP SWITCHING: gold three-way toggle
  • CONTROLS: master volume and master tone for each pickup
  • KNOBS: gold top hat
  • FRET BOARD: maple with abalone inlay
  • BRIDGE & TAILPIECE: gold by Tone Pros
  • MACHINE HEADS: gold Kluson Deluxe with keystone buttons
  • NUT: Graphtech
  • STRING SPACING:  nut: 1 3/4 inches, bridge: 2 1/8 inches
  • COLOR: Tobacco Burst
  • FINISH Type: Nitro cellulose lacquer
  • NUMBER OF FRETS: 22
  • STRINGS: Asher Electro Hawaiian ® Lap Steel strings


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