African Mahogany Model I

Light African Mahogany with modern trim.


African Mahogany with a contrasting African Ebony fretboard.

  • Top/Back/Sides African Mahogany (dark)
  • Tuners Chrome Gotoh
  • Fretboard African Ebony
  • Bridge African Ebony, Tintul pins

This guitar is sold, but send us a message below to discuss custom built guitars or alternative guitars in stock.

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


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.



Prices include global shipping. Shipping to most destinations takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Express shipping and insurance available on request.

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.


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


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

Shubb-Pearse and 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.

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