Cort AP550-VB Parlor Acoustic
Cort’s oldest acoustic series, the Standard Series defines superb performance and value for the money. The Standard Series guitars are affordable but offer good solid performance for beginners and hobbyists alike in a variety of models with different types of features for any playing situation. AP550 features Parlor bodied acoustic features Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, Merbau fingerboard.
Based on the revered vintage parlor body guitars from the 1930’s, the 12th fret neck-body joint not only imparts a classical look but produces a strong low-end and surprisingly loud volume for a guitar of its compact size.
Spruce provides an ideal balance between strength and flexibility, hence its overwhelming popularity as the wood of choice for tops of acoustic guitars. Spruce’s versatile sonic character makes it ideal for a variety of musical genres and playing styles.
MAHOGANY BACK & SIDES
Bright yet natural with a strong and warm midrange, the beloved mahogany wood has been a standard for back and sides on premium acoustics for many decades.
DOVETAIL NECK JOINT
Strongly joined with meticulous workmanship by experienced craftsmen, the dovetail joint transfers the body’s vibration and resonance to the neck with no loss of energy and with plenty of detail.
Headstock used on pre-war 1920’s guitars, not only does it exhibit a classy vintage look but it also produces a tone more reminiscent of classical-style guitars.
C SHAPE NECK PROFILE
The popular and widely used oval “C” neck shape is used so that beginners and aspiring players can be comfortable as they learn to play the instrument.
High-quality coating on the strings resist humidity, dirt and sweat for long string life and improved playability. Specially outfitted on this model.