The Royale Archtop Guitar

Available in 6-string & 7-string guitar configuration

The Royale Archtop Guitar (Foster Jazz Guitars)

The Royale is the pinnacle of the Foster archtop guitar collection. It embodies the highest artistic expression of my abilities as a luthier. The Royale is a limited edition archtop guitar in which I only take one order per year. This guitar features the highest quality figured woods and materials the world has to offer. These rare materials united with the enhanced detailing of the Royale combine to produce an instrument of unparalleled magnificence. This archtop is availble as a 6-string guitar or a 7-string guitar.

Price starts at $20,000

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Standard Features:

  • Hand Split Master Grade European Spruce Top with Parallel or X Bracing
  • Book Matched Master Grade European or Quilted Maple Back with Matching Sides
  • 7 Piece Laminated Maple Neck with Fancy Walnut Center Stripes
  • Venetian Cutaway
  • Adjustable Steel Truss rod
  • Very Select Ebony Fingerboard, Front and Rear Headstock Veneers, Bridge, Truss Rod Cover, Tailpiece, Pickguard, and Heel Cap
  • Abalone 11 Piece Fleur De Lis inlays for the Fingerboard
  • Multi-piece Fleur-De-Lis Abalone Inlays adorn the Headstock, Tailpiece, Truss Rod Cover, Bridge Base and Heel Cap
  • Multi-Layered Lacewood Rear Head Veneer with delicate Abalone Inlays
  • Body Bound with multi-ply Wood bindings
  • 5 ply Wood Binding with side purflings for the Neck and Headstock
  • Multi-layered wood F hole and pickguard bindings
  • Gold Plated Tuners with Fleur-de-lis inlayed Ebony Tuning Keys
  • Custom Floating Kent Armstrong Pickup with Adjustable Poles
  • High Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
  • 6-String or 7-String Configuration
  • Cedar Creek Custom Double Arched Case


  • 18″ body – $1000.00
  • Left-Handed Version – $1000.00

One Response to The Royal

  1. Bill Stroub says:

    I just accidently found your website of beautiful guitars . I have a very nice hand made 7 strting similar to my long owned Gibson.

    blond L5. I really love Jimmys playing . I was hoping that you might have any written 7 string music you would be willing or able to sell me. Or cds , videos (whatever).

    Thanks for your time and his beatuful playng. hope to hear from you. Thanks a lot.

    Bill Stroub

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