Archtop Jazz & Semi-Hollow Guitars

Jazz Guitars (aka Archtops) are popular with blues and jazz players and sales expanded as a result of the invention of amplification which increased the volume for big band players of the day. Jazz guitars tend to be steel-strung (players often prefer flatwound strings), have a soundbox, arched top, f-holes, floating bridge and have one or two humbucking pick-ups. For jazz guitar students and players wanting to know more about Jazz Guitars, The History Of Jazz Guitar video is a great place to start. By the 1950's and 60's, companies like Gretsch, Hofner and Rickenbacker were making thinner bodied semi-hollow electric guitars and the like of Chet Atkins, Duane Eddy, Eddie Cochran and George Harrison played them. As well as Jazz and Semi's, we sell Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jaguar & Jazzmasters, Mustang & Duo Sonics, Classic Rock Guitars, Heavy Metal & Pointys, PRS Custom 24 & 22, Gretsch Electromatics, 7 8 & 12 String Electrics and lots of American Made Made Guitars. Plus Bass Guitars, Acoustic Guitars, Electro Acoustic Guitars, Graphite Guitars, Gypsy Jazz Guitars, Resonator Guitars, Classical Guitars, Flamenco Guitars, Electro Nylon Guitars, Pedal Steel Guitars, Lap Steel Guitars, Yamaha Silent Guitars and Lefthanded Guitars. For more info, call us on 01524 410202 or email us at [email protected]

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Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body Electric Guitar, Orange

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Hollow Body Electric Guitar, Orange
  • Single-Cutaway Hollow Body
  • Sound-Post Bracing
  • Elegant Bound "F" Holes
  • Bigsby-Licensed B60 Vibrato
In Stock
Classic Gretsch Styling & Sound
RRP:£819.00

Hofner HCT Verythin Semi Hollow Electric Guitar in Black

Hofner HCT Verythin Semi Hollow Electric Guitar in Black
  • Maple Top
  • Maple Back & Sides
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
In Stock
With a Centre-Block For Added Sustain
RRP:£599.00

Gretsch G5420LH Hollow-Bodied Electric Guitar in Black, Lefthanded

Gretsch G5420LH Hollow-Bodied Electric Guitar in Black, Lefthanded
  • 5-Ply Maple Body
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Black Top Filter'Tron PU's
In Stock
Featuring sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes
RRP:£859.00

Gretsch G5422TG Electromatic Hollow Body Electric in Snowcrest White

Gretsch G5422TG Electromatic Hollow Body Electric in Snowcrest White
  • Double-Cut with Bigsby
  • Gold Hardware
  • 5-Ply Maple Body
  • Maple Neck
In Stock
The perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch instruments
RRP:£929.00

Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II Cognac Burst, Cutaway

Godin 5th Avenue CW Kingpin II Cognac Burst, Cutaway
  • Canadian Wild Cherry Body
  • Silver Leaf Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Godin Kingpin P90 Pickups
In Stock
Includes TRIC case
RRP:£959.00

D'Angelico Deluxe DC, Matte Emerald Green

D'Angelico Deluxe DC, Matte Emerald Green
  • Laminated Flame Maple Top
  • Laminated Flame Maple Back
  • Laminated Flame Maple Sides
  • Stairstep Tailpiece
In Stock
Includes Deluxe Hardshell Case
RRP:£1,745.00

D'Angelico Deluxe DC, Matte Royal Blue

D'Angelico Deluxe DC, Matte Royal Blue
  • Laminated Flame Maple Top
  • Laminated Flame Maple Back
  • Laminated Flame Maple Sides
  • Stairstep Tailpiece
In Stock
Includes Deluxe Hardshell Case
RRP:£1,745.00

D'Angelico Deluxe EXL1, Matte Emerald Green

D'Angelico Deluxe EXL1, Matte Emerald Green
  • Laminated Spruce Top
  • Laminated Flame Maple Back
  • Laminated Flame Maple Sides
  • Stairstep Tailpiece
In Stock
Includes Hard Case
RRP:£1,480.00

D'Angelico Deluxe EXL1, Matte Powder Blue

D'Angelico Deluxe EXL1, Matte Powder Blue
  • Laminated Spruce Top
  • Laminated Flame Maple Back
  • Laminated Flame Maple Sides
  • Stairstep Tailpiece
In Stock
Includes Hard Case
RRP:£1,480.00

Gretsch G5420TG Ltd Ed Electromatic Single-Cut w/Bigsby, Cadillac Green

Gretsch G5420TG Ltd Ed Electromatic Single-Cut w/Bigsby, Cadillac Green
  • 5-Ply Maple Body
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Blacktop Filter'Tron PU's
In Stock
Single-Cut Hollow Body with Bigsby & Gold Hardware
RRP:£1,119.00

Vintage VSA500 Semi Acoustic Electric Guitar, Walnut

Vintage VSA500 Semi Acoustic Electric Guitar, Walnut
  • Maple Body
  • Maple Top
  • Mahogany Set Neck
  • Wilkinson Pickups
In Stock
Features a unique offset heel design
RRP:£399.00

Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin P90 Cognac Burst

Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin P90 Cognac Burst
  • Canadian Wild Cherry Body
  • Silver Leaf Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Single P90 Pickup
In Stock
Made in Canada
RRP:£659.00

Italia Guitar & Bass Main Dealer

Italia Guitar & Bass Main Dealer
  • Trev Wilkinson Designed
  • Made in Korea
  • Modern Retro Design
  • High Quality
Check Stock On 01524 410202
Designed By Trevor Wilkinson
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