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'I am proud to put my name to this guitar
and for it to be part of my musical legacy'.

– Gordon Giltrap

Gordon Giltrap Signature Vintage Guitars
Vintage®Excellence 

Highly regarded as one of the worlds greatest guitar players, Gordon has been at the forefront of acoustic guitar playing since the late 1960's and has released more than thirty albums in his four decades in the music business.

Designed in conjunction with respected master luthier Rob Armstrong and Gordon himself, the crossover Grand Auditorium/000 style Vintage VE2000GG Gordon Giltrap Signature electro-acoustic is based on a hand-crafted instrument that Rob made back in 1980 and Gordon plays today. Featuring a high grade solid North American cedar top, with mahogany back and sides, the signature ‘small waist’ body is complemented by Rob’s trademark headstock design.

The bridge is high grade rosewood, with a gradually compensated natural bone saddle providing excellent intonation, whilst the mahogany neck comes with a top quality rosewood fingerboard, with genuine abalone inlays and side dot markers.

Electrics are provided via a Fishman Presys Blend preamp and Sonicore pickup system, which features a built in-microphone with mic blend control, notch -– anti feedback control, phase control button, three band EQ and volume control as well as a built-in guitar tuner, with flip-top easy battery access.

Gordon comments "My original guitar has a very strong treble with a sort of springy and expressive sound to the bass end. The new Vintage guitar has all of this combined with an overall warmth and balance to its tonality."

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in-depth interview with Gordon.

Discover the inspiration behind his
signature guitar and his association
with master luthier Rob Armstrong.

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Wakeman / Giltrap Ravens & Lullabies CD

Guitar Legend and the next generation
of keyboard wizardry join forces for a new record!

March 2013 saw guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and
keyboardist Oliver Wakeman (following his years of touring with the classic progressive rock band YES) release their debut collaborative album 'Ravens & Lullabies' on the Esoteric Antenna label.

The album is a 13 song collection of hard hitting memorable rock pieces coupled with thought provoking lyrics alongside acoustic duets featuring their fine instrumental interplay.

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Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Model Guitars

Vintage Guitars
Gordon Giltrap
Signature Guitar


VE2000GG

Vintage Gordon Giltrap 6-String Signature Guitar £429.00


Top: Solid North American Red Cedar, high grade, close grained
Back and Sides:
Mahogany
Neck:
Mahogany
Fingerboard:
Rosewood with Abalone inlays
Side Position Markers:
Abalone
Bridge:
Rosewood
Top Nut:
NuBone
Saddle:
NuBone, compensated
Scale:
642mm / 25.27"
Preamp:
Fishman Presys Blend
Pickup:
Fishman Sonicore
Tuners:
Grover 102
Strings:
High quality USA made
Finish:
Clear Satin
Case:
Supplied with Kinsman
'Gordon Giltrap Signature' hardshell case 


Rob Armstrong
Designed by Rob Armstrong


Fishman Acoustic Amplification

 


'...this guitar was so amazing our reviewer actually purchased the review model!" – Acoustic Magazine


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Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Model 12-String Guitar

Vintage Guitars
Gordon Giltrap
Signature 12-String
Guitar


VE2000GG-12
Vintage Gordon Giltrap 12-String Signature Guitar £449.00


Top: Solid North American Red Cedar, high grade, close grained
Back and Sides:
Mahogany
Neck:
Mahogany
Fingerboard:
Rosewood with Abalone inlays
Side Position Markers:
Abalone
Bridge:
Rosewood
Top Nut:
NuBone
Saddle:
NuBone, compensated
Scale:
642mm / 25.27"
Preamp:
Fishman Presys Blend
Pickup:
Fishman Sonicore
Tuners:
Grover 102
Strings:
High quality USA made
Finish:
Clear Satin
Case:
Supplied with Kinsman
'Gordon Giltrap Signature' hardshell case 


Rob Armstrong
Designed by Rob Armstrong


Fishman Acoustic Amplification

 

'For a guitarist who wants a good 12-string that will do more than strum, at an affordable price, then this one is perfect."
– Paul Brett, Acoustic Magazine


 
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Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Model Acoustic Mahogany Guitar

Vintage Guitars
Gordon Giltrap Signature
Acoustic
Guitar


V2000MGG
Vintage Gordon Giltrap Acoustic Signature Guitar £329.00


Top: Solid Mahogany
Back and Sides:
Mahogany
Neck:
Mahogany
Fingerboard:
Rosewood with Abalone inlays
Side Position Markers:
Abalone
Bridge:
Rosewood
Top Nut:
NuBone
Saddle:
NuBone, compensated
Scale:
642mm / 25.27"
Tuners:
Grover 102
Strings:
High quality USA made
Scratchplate:
Clear with printed signature
Finish:
Clear Satin
Case:
Supplied with Kinsman
'Gordon Giltrap Signature' hardshell case 


Rob Armstrong
Designed by Rob Armstrong

 

 


 


Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Deluxe Guitar

Vintage Guitars
Gordon Giltrap Signature
Deluxe Acoustic
Guitar


VE2000DLX
Vintage Gordon Giltrap Deluxe Signature Guitar £599.00


Top: Solid Cedar
Back:
Solid Rosewood
Sides:
Rosewood
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard:
Ebony with Abalone 'GG' inlay
Bridge:
Ebony
Top Nut:
NuBone
Saddle:
NuBone, compensated
Scale:
642mm / 25.27"
Pickup:
Fishman Rare Earth Blend
Tuners: Grover 102 Gold
Strings:
High quality USA made
Scratchplate:
Clear with printed signature
Finish:
Satin Open Pore
Case:
Supplied with Kinsman
'Gordon Giltrap Signature' hardshell case 


Rob Armstrong
Designed by Rob Armstrong

 

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Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Deluxe Model Guitar
"This is a superbly made, high spec instrument at a giveaway price... Gordon and the crew at Vintage should be heartily congratulated once again for putting a pro-level instrument within the reach of everyone."
– David Mead, Acoustic Magazine (January 2013 edition)


Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature Model 12-String Guitar


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