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Post new topic 1989 Linda Manzer "White Rose" Indian/Sitka - Dealer Post
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Scott Bresnick

North Carolina, USA
Post Posted 9 Jan 2017 1:45 pm     Reply with quote

Whenever Linda Manzer is involved, you know the instrument in question is going to have an interesting story. This white beauty, naturally, carries an impressive history within its' pearly body. In 1989 Linda was commissioned to build this guitar for a man's lover, and it was to have no black anywhere on the guitar. Instead, The OM was to be white and red (hence Indian Rosewood for the back, sides, bridge, and fingerboard) with a Sitka Spruce top. Unfortunately, by the time Linda finished applying the last coats of white paint and let the lacquer cure, the man's lover had left him. From there, this White Rose, as we've taken to calling it, has travelled the globe for several decades, until landing here at Dream Guitars.
Built with a woman's hands in mind, this OM has a narrow neck (1 5/8" at the nut), and feels very comfortable for anyone with smaller hands. The voice is spectacularly balanced, with a meaty middle register that really rings out with a flatpick. With age, the white paint has reacted with the oils in the Indian Rosewood to create orange-brown streaking across the sides and headstock--a unique manifestation of the vintage process!

Cash Price: $9,995 - For more information, please call the shop at 828-658-9795 or click here:

Cash Price: $9,995 - For more information, please call the shop at 828-658-9795 or click here:

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