Palen

PALEN ARCHTOPS are among the finest archtop guitars ever built. The Palen Archtop is an “X” braced traditional instrument, descendent from the D’Aquisto school of instruments- very light and acoustic. It features a hand carved and graduated top and back, slightly thicker than many typical archtop guitars, with a very resonant and acoustic tone.

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    PALEN ARCHTOPS are among the finest archtop guitars ever built. The Palen Archtop is an "X" braced traditional instrument, descendent from the D'Aquisto school of instruments- very light and acoustic. It features a hand carved and graduated top and back, slightly thicker than many typical archtop guitars, with a very resonant and acoustic tone.

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    Palen Performer Custom Features