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"Polina" the Obeche T-Type

"Polina" the Obeche T-Type


Blending some the best of best vintage-inspired tones available with a modern feel and stunning aesthetics. 

  • Description and build specs.

    “Polina” is a non-too subtle blend of different styles in one stunning package. Beginning with a contoured T-Type body carved from lightweight and resonant Obeche (which has the best tonal qualities of ash and Korina but with a very stable weight) coated in a double finish: a full three-tone sunburst lies beneath the striking and vibrant Lake Placid Blue - all aged to taste.

    A body this traffic-stopping needed a neck to match so I went with a reverse big headstock S-Type neck - a decent C-shaped carve topped with a meaty slab of rosewood and medium/jumbo frets to make effortless work of the 9.5” radius. Pearl dot markers light the way…

    Gotoh split-post tuners and a three-brass saddle ashtray bridge anchor the strings. For the juice, I chose our “Broadcaster” bridge pickup mated with one of our A2 magnet PAF Replica low-wind humbuckers in the neck offering the best of both LP and T-Type tones. Choose between them via a three-way toggle on the the upper bout Gibson style, and tame them with the master volume and tone controls set in a familiar S-Type position with the volume knob nestled just beneath the bridge for those volume swell moments.… a hand-cut bone nut and the usual top-notch CTS and Switchcraft electronic components round out the spec.

    The overall feel is best described as enhanced-vintage and the combination of a lightweight build, solid hardware and our open vintage inspired pickups create a unique tone - both resonant and focussed that really allows the player to find their own voice to craft truly musical tones. And importantly look THIS GOOD when doing so.


    • Model: Eternal "Polina" T-Type
    • Body: Solid Obeche
    • Neck: Maple with slab rosewood fingerboard and big reverse headstock
    • Neck profile: C-shape
    • Neck dimensions: 22mm deep at 1st fret to 24mm deep at 12th
    • Radius: 9.5”
    • Fret size: 6130
    • Number of frets: 21
    • Nut width: 42.7mm
    • Finish: All nitrocellulose, aged Lake Placid Blue over Three-tone Sunburst on body with worn tinted maple on neck
    • Plastics: Black
    • Bridge: Gotoh three brass saddle ashtray with through-body stringing
    • Tuners: Gotohvintage repro split post
    • Pickups: Eternal hand wound “PAF Replica” in nickel cover in neck position with a “Broadcaster” singlecoil in the bridge
    • Electronics: CTS brass collar volume and tone pots with an Orange Drop capacitor, Switchcraft three-way toggle switch, cloth covered hook-up wire and a Switchcraft output jack socket.
    • Nut: Handcut bone
    • Strings: Ernie Ball Slinky 10-46
    • Weight: 7.0Ibs
    • Case: Vintage style hardcase included
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