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Faith Classic Burst Mercury FMSB45-BNC B-STOCK

Was £779.00 Now £599.00
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This example of the now discontinued Mercury Classic Burst has been in the shop for a while now and has a few small marks hence the lower price.

Here is what Faith say...

'A little beauty, this Mercury is a traditional short-scale parlour model. With the neck joining the body at the 12th fret - rather than the 14th - the strings are held at a slightly lower tension than on regular models. Another implication of the 12th fret join is that the bridge is shifted further from the soundhole. 

These features result in a guitar that is physically easier to play, sounds much bigger than you would imagine and is also simple to handle and transport. 

Using the combination of Red Cedar and Mahogany, Classic Burst models sound as rich and warm as they look. Using a three-tone burst finish, based on deep browns, reds and amber, this finish is intentionally understated and is a personal favourite of Patrick's.

The tonal character will have emphasis on the lower-midrange with a beautifully warm, vocal nature. The Classic Burst models are bound with Solid Macassan Ebony, and use the same high quality timber for the fingerboards, headplates, heelplates, bridges and bridge pins. Faith Classic Burst guitars are complete with a Faith Hardcase.'


Shape Faith Parlour Scoop
Neck Mahogany
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Nut TUSQ (45mm)
Saddle TUSQ
Machine Heads Grover Rotomatic Gold
Scale Length 610mm (24'')
Finish Poly Lacquer Hi-Gloss
Case Faith Hard Case
Top Solid Red Cedar
Back & Sides Solid Mahogany
Binding Solid Rosewood
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Inlay Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Bridge Pins Indian Ebony with Abalone Dots