R3SBCE
Grand-Auditorium

 

R3SBCE
Grand-Auditorium

 
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Another remarkably good-looking instrument, the Rathbone R3SBCE combines Solid Spruce and highly figured Bocote wood. Similar in its nature to a maple guitar, this instrument is very powerful and offers the player superb projection, filling a room easily, whether strumming or fingerpicking. 

The perfect all-rounder, the No.3 has the same scale length as the Orchestra Model but body dimensions closer to a classic dreadnought. The larger body cavity naturally produces greater bass tones, but without sacrificing clarity, and that's the beauty of the Grand-Auditorium. However, a larger body does not mean an unwieldy instrument. Far from it, in fact. The beautiful curves around the waist of the Rathbone No.3 ensure the guitar will sit comfortably on a knee or hang perfectly from your shoulders.

Quick Spec

Body Size Grand-Auditorium
Type Cutaway Electro-Acoustic
Top Solid Englemann Spruce
Back & Sides Bocote
Orientation Right-handed
Neck Mahogany
Pickup Belcat - 3 Band EQ with Tuner
Gigbag Not Included
 

Specification

 
Body Size Grand-Auditorium
Type Cutaway Electro-Acoustic
Top Solid Englemann Spruce
Back & Sides Bocote
Scale Length 25.5" / 650mm
Guitar Length 41" / 1041mm
Orientation Right-handed
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Rosewood
Bridge Rosewood
Binding Wood
Nut / Saddle Bone (Nut 42mm)
Machineheads Open-Gear Chrome
Finish Gloss Lacquer
Pickup Belcat - 3 Band EQ with Tuner
Gigbag Not Included
 

Reviews

 
Beautiful instrument. Amazing quality for price
Kenneth 
UK
on 06/02/2020
Really nice to play, lovely tone and so comfortable. This purchase was rather different to what I usually go for, I tend to prefer a small body and a darker top wood but this guitar impressed me so much I had to change from the norm. The grand auditorium shape is very comfortable and gives a beautiful rounded bass tone. The top is probably a bit too light a colour to my taste but contrasted to the lovely dark brown on the back and sides is phenomenal. And for the price it really is fantastic. I tried plenty of higher priced and similar priced guitars in store and this one out performed them all.
Jonathan 
UK
on 28/02/2020