John Moriarty Guitars

15 inch Archtop Electric


16 inch Archtop Electric
17 inch Archtop Electric
17.5 inch Archtop Electric
Parlor guitar
Tele Style

15″ archtop electric

An excellent choice for those guitarists who are used to smaller body and who may want to amplify their sound beyond the capability of a typical 17″ archtop.

Destinctive Features include:
Carved top with parallel bracing. A solid block of spruce runs down the middle of this guitar. Internally laminated mahogany neck (The rosewood model shown is no longer optional)

General specifications:
47mm (1-7/8″) body depth
Deep Florentine cutaway
Top: carved Alaskan spruce  / curly maple
Back: carved curly maple / mahogany
Sides: maple / mahogany
Spruce parallel brace
Single-ply body binding, rosewood purfling on head
Internally laminated neck
2-way adjustable stainless steel truss rod
Ebony fingerboard, 12″ radius, 25″ scale, 22 frets
Optional pearl dot position markers
43mm width nut, polished bone
Adjustable bridge with proper string-compensation (Tonepros bridge on maple model)
One-piece solid ebony tailpiece
Ebony pickup rings
Optional poured resin pickguard
Hand-wound humbuckers
Master volume / tone controls
Wooden control-knobs
Open-back, light-weight tuners (Hipshot/Waverly)
Dark Blonde gloss lacquer finish
Other custom colours include: warm/pale blonde; deep brown; chestnut brown; violin burst; vintage sunburst
Personalised set up

price: €4200 – €5500 *

* depends on final specification and pickup configuration