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5-STRING FLATHEAD NORTH STAR

         VINTAGE FLATHEAD MODELS combines elegant simplicity with classic design and construction to offer a quality hand-made instrument at a modest price. They feature mahogany, walnut, and curly maple tone-woods; aged brass or nickel hardware, the OME Vintage Flathead construction, and tung-oil varnish finish. A Deluxe hard-shell case, and limited Lifetime warranty are included.

NORTH STAR FEATURES INCLUDE:

NECK

Mahogany, Walnut, or Curly Maple neck
22 Fret 26.25” scale & 1.28” nut width
Double-cut ebony peghead & Fingerboard
Two-way adjustable neck truss rod
Abalone & MOP North Star inlays
Inlayed front and side position markers
Capo Spikes at 7th and 9th frets
OME Planetary tuners with amber knobs
Hardened nickel-silver frets & bone string nut
Tung oil varnish finish

BODY

OME Vintage Flathead tone ring & 3-ply maple rim
Heavy notched brass tension hoop & 24 brackets
One-piece zinc-alloy resonator flange
Mahogany, walnut or curly maple resonator
Two adjustable brass rim rods
Sweetone tailpiece & rosewood Armrest
Sosebee bridge & choice of OME head
Aged brass or nickel hardware
 Tung Oil or Satin Lacquer finish
Deluxe hard-shell plush-lined case