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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 Custom #3 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

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    Palen Custom #3 Acoustic Archtop Guitar

  • Palen Performer Custom 6 String Archtop Guitar w original Ameritage case! Amazing Video Below!

    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 6 String Archtop Guitar w original Ameritage case! Amazing Video Below!

  • 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

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    2010 Palen PERFORMER Cognac Burst, Near Mint

  • 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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  • 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!

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    2002 Zimnicki SN #155 GS6N Sunburst Archtop Guitar

  • 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

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    Palen Performer Custom #18 Archtop Guitar

  • Palen Performer Custom 6 String Archtop Guitar w original Ameritage case!

    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 6 String Archtop Guitar w original Ameritage case!

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 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