Artistic Guitars is thrilled to be working with Joseph Knaggs Guitars. Joseph S. Knaggs is a world renowned designer and luthier and has built some of the most exquisite guitars made in the last decade for stars such as Carlos Santana and Al Di Meola. Joe was most recently Director of the Private Stock Program and head of R&D at PRS Guitars. The Severn is a double cutaway, “Strat style” six on a side, long scale guitar. The Severn can be purchased in one of three finish levels. Severn #17 is a Tier 1 Golden Natural and has an alder body covered with carved curly maple front and back with a nice figured mahogany lamination layer exposing Killer Curly maple. Gold hardware and a distinctive ebony w/purfling pickguard give this Hardtail-based Severn a classy look. The cocobolo fingerboard is inlayed with gold-outlined green snail diamonds with a 12th fret boat. 3 Fralin Blues special pickups best that ‘61 strat”special sound. We have low serial numbers of many models including the Severn.