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Options

To purchase a standard or custom Borges Guitar, select a model from our Guitars pages, and select the options and appointments you want from the list below. Then contact your nearest authorized dealer. Please refer to our Dealers page for a list of authorized dealerships.

STANDARD OPTIONS

Cutaway Body
Pyramid Bridge
Slotted Headstock
Herringbone purfling (N.A. on cutaways)
Wood Binding (non-cutaway)
Wood Binding (cutaway)
Abalone Rosette
Abalone Top Purfling (Style 40)
Abalone Top Purfling (Style 42)
Abalone purflings, Style 45 Back & Side
   (available only on premium grade
   Brazilian rosewood instruments)
Torch Peghead Inlay
Style 40 or 42 Fingerboard Inlay
Style 45 Fingerboard Inlay
Fingerboard Binding (Ivoroid)
Peghead Binding (Ivoroid)
Sunburst Top

WOOD OPTIONS

It's very difficult to realisticly predict wood prices. High grade materials are in ever shorter supply and are not always available on demand. Please inquire if you are interested in today's price for a particular option.

TOPS

Soundboards (fine or AAA grade): please inquire if you desire Master Grade materials.

German Spruce a.k.a. European Spruce
Red Spruce, a.k.a. Adirondack, a.k.a. Appalachian
Koa

BACK AND SIDES

Koa
Flamed Maple - price depends on grade
Cocobolo
Honduras Rosewood
Mahogany (standard grade) - no upcharge
Mahogany, premium or figured
Brazilian Rosewood

PINS, NUTS, AND SADDLES

Fossil ivory pins, nuts and saddles are available. These come from our good friend John Mickelson, the "Fossil Ivory King". Please visit John's Fossil Ivory Guitar Accessories website to see the full selection of his stunning offerings. They're a compliment to any fine guitar.

TUNERS

Banjo Tuners;
   - nickel plated with Ivoroid knobs
   - engraved & gold plated with Ivoroid knobs or solid Mother of Pearl knobs
Gold G-98 Waverly
Waverly three on a plate for slotted headstock


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