2017 Yamaha LS-26 Acoustic with hardshell case


Summary:  The vintage-inspired LS26 A.R.E. reminds us of the tradition of Yamaha guitars. Open-gear tuners and overall classic looks draw interest of many players who appreciate history, tradition and good-old days. Like its appearance, the sound of the LS26 A.R.E. is open and mature while offering Yamaha’s incredible comfort and playability.  This particular Yamaha is in great shape & it comes with the original hard shell case.

Body:  Small bodied acoustic with a Solid Engelmann Spruce Top Treated with A.R.E. and rosewood back & sides.

Neck:  5-ply rosewood & mahogany neck with a volute, open back Gotoh tuning keys, ebony fingerboard with abalone inlays.  The scale length on this guitar is 25 9/16” and the nut width is 1.75”.

Pickups/Hardware: This instrument has gold hardware, beautiful binding on the top & the back of the guitar, a pickup has been installed.  This guitar has a Tortoise pickguard.

Cosmetics: This Yamaha is in great shape – I found a few small scratches on the guitar and there are some pick scratches on the pickguard but overall this baby is in beautiful shape.

Playability: This is a great playing & great feeling guitar.  The action is low and the instrument plays with no buzzing or dead spots.  We had this guitar set up with 12’s by our in-house luthier & it is ready to be played & loved for years to come.

Modifications: This guitar has a pickup installed.

Weight:  4 lbs,  13 oz.     

Case: Original hard shell Yamaha case