Stringed instruments and accessories
Hamer USA added the Monaco single cutaway series to its lineup for January NAMM 2002. For the past 25 years, Hamer has always been known for producing hand-made, double-cutaway style guitars. "Those players who are aware of the quality of Hamer will now look to us as an alternative choice when shopping for a single cutaway USA-made guitar, ” related Frank Rindone, Hamer’s product manager.
The Hamer Monaco features an ivoroid bound, Honduras mahogany body with a hand-carved solid spruce top with two f-holes. The bound mahogany neck is a 25 ½” scale length with a rosewood fingerboard and features Hamer’s new Victory mother-of pearl inlays. The Hamer Monaco is powered by Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates and Duncan Custom pickups. The Monaco also features a Tune-O-Matic bridge with a Bigsby tremolo.
For the player looking for a flamed Maple top, Hamer introduces the Monaco Superpro. The Superpro features an ivoroid bound, Honduras mahogany body with sound chambers, book-matched flamed maple top and a Tune-O-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece. The bound mahogany neck is a 25 ½” scale length and also features the Hamer Victory inlays. The Superpro is powered with Seymour Duncan ’59 and JB pickups.
The Hamer Monaco is offered in a red transparent finish. The Monaco Superpro is available in Amberburst, Aztec Gold and ’59 Burst finishes.