ALVAREZ YAIRI DY 52 CANYON CREEK

  • Alvarez Yairi DY 52 Canyon Creek acoustic guitar
    Alvarez Yairi DY 52 Canyon Creek

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  • acoustic guitars

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1989 to 1998

ALVAREZ YAIRI manufactured the DY 52 CANYON CREEK from the late1980s until 1998. It was a dreadnought style acoustic. The DY52 Canyon Creek had a coral rosewood body (from 1994 to 1998) and patented direct coupled bridge - in their 1994 catalog Alvarez Yairi claimed this model was one of the best playing and best sounding guitars in the world.

Specifications (24)

General

Finish colorsnatural finish
Finish effectsgloss finish
Made inJapan
Binding3-stripe body-binding
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body back materialrosewood body back
Body sides materialrosewood body sides
Body styledreadnought-size body
Body top materialspruce body top
Pickguard materialtortoiseshell pickguard
Soundhole rosetteshell rosette
Soundholeround soundhole

Neck

Body fretNeck joins body at 14th fret
Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets20 fret
Peghead (headstock)veneer headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridge pinspearl dot pins
Bridgeebony bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers
Inlay at 12th fretpearl snowflake inlay at 12th fret

Prices (3)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1984$700.00good
2012$600.00excellent
1998$1000excellent

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