Model III

Intricate Beauty

AUD$2500
USD$1890, EUR€1610, GBP£1420
A contrasting timber binding and optional purfling makes this guitar visually striking.

Tonewood Options

The base price includes plain Australian Blackwood top, back and sides. Upgrades available include:

  • Figured Australian Blackwood $500
  • Hawaiian Koa $1000

Other tonewoods available on request.

Vintage Style

A nod to the old-world craftsmanship of Hermann Weissenborn's original styles.

  • Fretboard Matches body tonewood
  • Bridge African Ebony
  • Bridge pins Ivoroid
  • Tuning Machines Waverley style nickel with ivoroid knobs
  • Inlay Classic Style 1-4 synthetic mother of pearl motif

Modern Style

A modern take on the Weissenborn guitar, featuring a bold contrasting fretboard and inlay pattern and sealed tuning machines.

  • Fretboard African Ebony or East Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge African Ebony or East Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge pins Wood or Synthetic ivoroid
  • Tuning Machines Chrome Gotoh sealed
  • Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl (3,5,7,9,12,15,17)

Audio Samples

These professionally recorded samples are indicative of the quality and tone of Richard Wilson Weissenborn guitars.

Standard Specifications

These are standard features on our Weissenborns; some guitars may feature variations.

  • Scale length 25"
  • Body depth 3"
  • String gauge .056 – .012
  • Nut material Bone
  • Saddle material Bone
  • Bridge pins Synthetic ivoroid
  • Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl
  • Finish Satin precatalysed lacquer

Ordering

Contact us to order this guitar or a custom variant. Payments are accepted via bank deposit (Australia), or PayPal.

Guitars that are in stock can generally be shipped as-is within 1-2 business days of receiving payment.

Flexible payment terms are avilable for most guitars.

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Shipping

Guitars can be shipped anywhere in the world. Prices include standard shipping (2-4 weeks, no insurance). For peace of mind we recommend upgrading to International Express with insurance (5-7 days).

Contact us for a shipping quote to your location.

Returns & Warranty

All stocked guitars are covered by a generous no-questions asked 7 day return policy. Contact us within seven days of receiving a guitar to arrange an exchange or full refund (less shipping costs).

Guitars are backed by a full warranty for satisfaction and peace of mind.

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Weissenborn Accessories

Hardshell Case

Custom fit case to suit our guitars. Features padded neck support for the Weissenborn's unique hollowneck design.

Flat top design with PVC exterior and plush interior. Gold hardware with lockable latch (key included).

Also fits most vintage and replica Weissenborns.

Weissenborn pickups

Pickups

We recommend the L.R. Baggs M1 Active. This soundhole mounted humbucker pickup perfectly captures the warmth and richness of Weissenborn guitars.

We also offer the K&K Pure Mini, an award-winning bridge plate transducer.

Other pickups available on request.

Weissenborn Capo

Strings, Slides & Capos

John Pearse and Weissenborns.com strings that can be utilised for a variety of tunings including Open D, E and G.

Shubb-Pearse and Weissenborns.com slides in a variety of styles and weightings.

Charlie's Slide Pro Capo, the finest capo on the market for Weissenborns and other lap steel guitars.

The range

Browse the core range of Weissenborn guitars or contact us to discuss custom builds.

Model I

AUD$1900
USD$1440, EUR€1230, GBP£1080
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Model II

AUD$2200
USD$1670, EUR€1420, GBP£1250
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Model IV

AUD$2700
USD$2050, EUR€1740, GBP£1540
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