Alvarez MFA66

  • Alvarez Mfa66 Masterworks Om/Folk Acoustic Guitar Shadow Burst
    Alvarez Mfa66 Masterworks Om/Folk Acoustic Guitar Shadow Burst


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The Alvarez MFA66SHB is an OM-style guitar from the Masterworks series of high-quality, all-solid wood guitars. Below is an in-depth overview of its features and specifications:


  • Design and Craftsmanship: Part of the Masterworks series, the MFA66SHB is an OM (Orchestra Model) shaped guitar, recognized for its balanced sound and comfortable handling. The guitar showcases Alvarez's attention to detail, with features like a one-piece mahogany neck and a bi-level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge.
  • Tonal Characteristics: Equipped with the FS6 bracing system, a forward-shifted X-brace design, it delivers a sound that is both open and powerful. The guitar's all-solid African Mahogany construction enhances its warmth and resonance, making it suitable for a variety of musical genres.
  • Aesthetics: The MFA66SHB stands out with its stunning Shadowburst finish over the solid mahogany top, complemented by hand-crafted Paua abalone purfling. The guitar's overall aesthetic is both elegant and visually striking.
  • Playability and Response: The combination of its OM shape, scalloped bracing, and carefully seasoned tonewoods ensures a responsive and dynamic playing experience. The guitar is designed to maximize the potential of its components, providing a fantastic player experience.


  • Top Wood: Solid African Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Shadowburst/Gloss
  • Back and Sides Wood: Solid African Mahogany
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Shape: Folk/OM
  • Neck: One-piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi-gloss finish
  • Bridge: Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood
  • Inlays: Paua Abalone & Mother of Pearl
  • Fingerboard: Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay
  • Headstock Plate: Rosewood
  • Tuner: Premium Die Cast Gold with Ebony Buttons
  • Binding: Acacia
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP16
  • Bracing Systems: FS6 Forward Shifted, Tapered Tone Bars
  • Neck Joint: Dovetail
  • Neck Meets Body: 14th Fret
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Dimensions:

    • Overall Length: 1015 mm
    • Body Width: 390 mm
    • Body Depth at Heel: 96 mm
    • Body Depth at Base: 106 mm
    • Scale: 630 mm / 24 13/16 inches
    • Nut Width: 44.45 mm / 1 3/4 inches


  • MSRP: $1099 (January 2024)

Source: "MFA66SHB" Alvarez Guitars. Retrieved January 2024.



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