Jimmy Foster’s Last Guitar is for Sale!
7-String Guitar – Royale Archtop (Serial #404, R4, JFC1)
Jimmy’s Last Guitar is for Sale!
This is the last guitar that Jimmy Foster ever built, and it is the absolute pinnacle of his line of archtop guitars. Jimmy only made four Royale models. This is the fourth.
Inquiries: To inquire about the guitar, please call Jimmy’s son – Andy – at 601-347-6637.
Jimmy’s Last Guitar: 7-String Royale Archtop #R4
- 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
- 7-String Configuration
- Cedar Creek Custom Double Arched Case