Classic Flattop Guitars

There's nothing quite like the sound of a well-made flattop guitar. Country pickers, singer-songwriters, and blues slide players have long reached for these instruments. Here's a look at some classic guitars made by some well-known companies (Guild, Takamine) and some talented but lesser-known luthiers over the years (Larry Sifel, the Larson Brothers).

What makes a flattop "classic"?

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