Bill Moll Custom Prototype Archtop #2 1996


Product Code: GE1753

$ 4,500.00
$ 4,500.00

After working for many years in the violin business, Bill Moll took to making custom guitars, applying what he learned from violin construction techniques to build fantastic acoustic and hollow body guitars. This is a prototype of one of his archtops featuring a spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, and a flamed maple neck topped with an ebony board. It is a smooth playing and sounding archtop with pleasing resonances and comfortable action. It is in great condition with the only modifications to note being an added floating pickup/electronics mounted to the pick guard and the tail piece/string retainer being repaired.

Includes a non-original Gibson hard shell case.


  • Body Material: Flame Maple back & sides / Spruce top
  • Neck/Fingerboard: Flame Maple / Ebony
  • Pickup Impedence: 4.5k
  • Radius: 16"
  • Weight: 6.6 lbs
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Nut width: 1 13/16" (1.812")
  • Neck profile: D
  • Neck Thickness: 1st: 0.870"     9th: 0.950"
  • Electronics: Non-original pickup/electronics
  • Serial number: 2
  • Modifications/Repairs: Added pickup/electronics, repaired tailpiece

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