Starline 4606


60 Guitars, Celebrating 60 Years


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Of the many guitars that comprise of Maton's long, rich history, it was the Starline that laid the foundations on which Maton thrives today. Originally produced in the 1940's, the Starline was our flagship model and was highly prized by guitarists of the time.

 

 The guitar has a hollow-bodied f-hole design, with a 16” wide sound box and solid carved spruce face. And features fine detailing such as the ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl block inlays and the 9th fret inlay is engraved with Maton founder Bill May’s signature. The 12th fret inlay is engraved with the words “Anniversary”. This spectacular guitar is one for the collectors of rare and special instruments.

 

The Limited edition re-issue is both a fitting tribute to the origianal guitar, as well as the spectacular result of the marriage of traditional guitar making techniques and modern manufacturing.

 

To try this instrument please go to our Dealer Section of the website and find a dealer closest to you!


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Product Specifications


  • Sound Board:

    Carved Sitka Spruce



    • Back:

      Carved QLD Maple



      • Sides:

        QLD Maple



        • Neck:

          Set QLD Maple



          • Fingerboard:

            Ebony



            • Bridge:

              Gold Tailpiece & Bridge



              • Binding:

                White



                • Fingerboard Radius:

                  12 inches



                  • Fret Markers:

                    M.O.P. Blocks



                    • Scale:

                      25.5



                      • Fret Wire:

                        Jim Dunlop 6130



                        • Finish:

                          Gloss



                          • Machines:

                            Gold Grover



                            • Bridge Pick Up:



                              JHB (Coil Tapped)
                              Magnets - Alnico 8 1500G
                              Coils - 2 X 11.5k



                              • Neck Pick Up:



                                JHN (Coil Tapped)
                                Magnets - Alnico 8 1000G
                                Coils - 2 x 11.5k



                                • Controls:




                                  2 Volumes
                                  2 Tones
                                  Master Volume (Coil Tap Neck & Bridge)
                                  3 Way Toggle selector switch



                                  • Standard Colour:

                                    Tri-Burst




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