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71 Special

The 71 Special was selected in1975 to represent acoustic guitars at the Country Music Hall of Fame.  It’s on permanent display at the Hall of Fame.  The 71 special is also the first model to have the Bell Flower inlay on the headstock.  The Bell Flower was designed by J.W. Gallagher.  The Bell Flower design was derived from furniture design to represent J.W. background in furniture making.

71 Special has East Indian Rosewood and a Sitka spruce top.   The body, fingerboard, and headstock are bound with curly maple binding.  The purfling and rosette are herringbone.  The neck is 1 11/16 with snowflake abalone inlays and the headstock is inlayed with the Bell Flower.   The guitar is dressed with Gold Schaller tuners.  

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