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Framus readies William DuVall’s signature Talisman

Framus readies William DuVall’s signature Talisman

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Industry and the public caught its first glimpse of the William DuVall Signature Framus Talisman guitar at the Winter NAMM Show 2018. It can be ordered as a Custom Shop Masterbuilt (Handcrafted in Germany) or as a Pro Series Teambuilt (Made in Germany) instrument. This extraordinary model was created in close cooperation with Alice In Chain’s frontman William DuVall.

The William DuVall Signature Framus Talisman Custom Shop Masterbuilt is equipped with contoured mahogany body with AAA flamed maple top and quilted maple inlays, set-in mahogany neck, Tigerstripe Ebony fretboard, Framus Custom fretboard inlays, illuminated side fretboard dots, Graph Tech Ratio Locking tuners with wooden knobs, 22 extra high, per IFT – (Invisible Fretwork Technology) Plek Fretwork perfectly set Jumbo Nickel Silver frets with rounded edges, Graph Tech Black Tusq Low Friction nut, Seymour Duncan APH-1 (neck) and SH-11 (bridge) pickups, each with split coil function, matching wooden compartment lid, TonePros Tune-o-Matic Bridge, Warwick Security Locks, chrome black or gold hardware and Natural Oil Finish, Colored Transparent Satin Finish or High Polish Finish. The guitar comes with a Framus User Kit, a high quality, hand- made RockBag® leather gigbag and an individually certificate of authenticity.

The William DuVall Signature Framus Talisman Pro Series Teambuilt features a mahogany body with AAA Flamed Maple top and quilted maple inlays, a set-in mahogany neck, a Tigerstripe Ebony fretboard, Framus Custom fretboard inlays, illuminated side fretboard dots, Graph Tech Ratio locking tuners with wooden knobs, 22 extra high, per IFT – (Invisible Fretwork Technology) Plek Fretwork perfectly set Jumbo Nickel Silver frets with rounded edges, a Graph Tech Black Tusq Low Friction nut, Seymour Duncan APH-1 (neck) and SH-11 (bridge) pickups, each with split-coil function, an “Easy Access” compartment cover, TonePros Tune-o-Matic bridge, Warwick Security Locks, gold hardware, a Nirvana Black Transparent High Polish finish, an adjusting key and a high-quality Starline RockBag®.

Check out the Framus website for additional details and pricing.