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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 Archtop 6 Features

    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 Archtop 6 Features

  • Palen Archtop 7 Features

    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 Archtop 7 Features

  • Palen Performer 16-7 Features

    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 16-7 Features

  • Palen Performer 6 Features

    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 6 Features

  • Palen Performer 7 String Features

    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 7 String Features

  • 2002 Zimnicki SN #155 GS6N Sunburst Archtop Guitar

    This Ziminicki archtop  has a wider than 1 3/4" fretboard measuring  1 13/16" nut, 2 1/8" t the 12th fret,   25" scale, lightweight in great condition!

    $5,500 $3,995

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    2002 Zimnicki SN #155 GS6N Sunburst Archtop Guitar

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  • 2010 Palen PERFORMER Cognac Burst, Near Mint

    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.

    MSRP $8,700
    Price $7,800

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    2010 Palen PERFORMER Cognac Burst, Near Mint

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  • Palen Custom #4 Acoustic Archtop Guitar

    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.

    MSRP $8,700
    Price $6,900

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    Palen Custom #4 Acoustic Archtop Guitar

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  • Palen Performer Custom #18 Archtop Guitar

    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.

    MSRP $8,700
    Price $6,500

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    Palen Performer Custom #18 Archtop Guitar

  • Palen Performer Custom #33 Archtop Guitar

    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.

    Price $6,250

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    Palen Performer Custom #33 Archtop Guitar

  • Palen Performer Custom Features

    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