Orangewood Guitars launches Highland solid-wood acoustics
The California company’s most premium offering to date.
The Highland Ava
Since its launch in 2017, Californian brand Orangewood Guitars has earned plaudits for its range of affordable and well-appointed acoustic guitars. The company has now introduced Highland, its first all-solid acoustic series, which targets seasoned players who want a premium-sounding instrument for under $1,000.
Highland is available in three shapes: Hudson (dreadnought), Ava (grand concert), and Sage (grand auditorium cutaway). Each guitar features a torrefied solid spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, a mahogany neck as well as an ebony fingerboard.
Besides the above tonewoods, all models also boast Grover open-gear tuners and Tusq nut and saddles. Buyers also have the option to add an LR Baggs Anthem pickup system.
Each Highland model lists at $645 (without pickup) and $945 (with LR Baggs Anthem). More info at orangewoodguitars.com.
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