Matt Calderin, USA
Matt Calderin plays the 1923 Model # 30413.
Handcarved Sitka spruce top, handcarved maple back, flamed maple neck, ebony fingerboard, correct handmade New Vintage tailpiece, handcut flowerpot in Mother of Pearl, white celluloid binding, bound tortoise celluloid pickguard, handmade pickguard bracket in white/black celluloid, Cremona brown sunburst nitro-cellulose finish.
This guitar is very lightweight; in fact it is the same in weight as the original guitars from the twenties; 2,1 kg or 4,6 lbs.
The neck is patterned after the comfortable shape and thickness of the famous late twenties guitars with a 10 inch radius fingerboard, wide medium high frets (modern style fretwire; low thin fretwire available by special order on commisioned guitars).