The Crescent City Archtop Guitar

Available in 6-string & 7-string guitar configuration

The Crescent City Archtop Guitar (Foster Jazz Guitars)

The Crescent City is a practically priced archtop guitar that possesses all of the musical characteristics of a Foster archtop guitar while being sensitive to the final price. It is crafted with the same traditional styling as any Foster archtop, but utilizes less ornate appointments. The Crescent City is a perfect example of minimalist design combined with maximum tone and playability. It is simply a great guitar. This archtop is availble as a 6-string guitar or a 7-string guitar.

Price starts at $5,800

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Standard Features:

  • Hand Split Carved Sitka Spruce Top with Parallel bracing
  • 17″ Body Width
  • Select Mahogany back with matching sides
  • One Piece Mahogany neck joined at the 15th fret
  • Venetian Cutaway
  • Adjustable Steel Truss Rod
  • Solid Ebony Tailpiece, Pickguard, Bridge, Fingerboard, Headstock, Truss Rod Cover and Heel Cap
  • Single White Body Binding
  • Beautifully Chamfered F Holes
  • Custom Kent Armstrong Floating Pickup with Volume and Tone Controls
  • Gold Plated Tuners
  • High Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finishes
  • 6-String or 7-String Configuration
  • TKL Hardshell Case


  • Rear Headstock Veneer – $125.00
  • X Bracing – $300.00
  • 25″ Scale – $150.00
  • Ebony Tuner Buttons – $50.00
  • Coil Tap Switch – $60.00
  • Bound Fingerboard (single white) – $275.00
  • Bound Pickguard (single white) – $75.00
  • Bound F Holes (single white) – $250.00
  • Left-Handed Version – $1000.00

One Response to The Crescent City

  1. Jim Lichens says:

    I own Jimmy’s guitar #147—like a Crescent City model. The volume pot is bad—I need to replace it. What product do you recommend?

    Thank you.

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