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Godin Guitars releases two Richmond solid-body electrics

The Richmond Belmont (top) and Dorchester built in Quebec, Canada
The Richmond Belmont (top) and Dorchester built in Quebec, Canada

Godin Guitars has announced two new electric guitar models: the Richmond Belmont and the Richmond Dorchester. These are the first two models released under the Richmond line - named after the town they were crafted in: Richmond, Quebec, Canada.

The Belmont features a 24-3/4" scale, solid mahogany neck and body with two single coil Lipstick pickups and a Seymour Duncan '59 humbucker in the bridge. There´s also a 5-way switch with separate volume and tone controls and a choice of two colours: Black Wash HG or Burgundy HG.

The 25-1/2" scale Dorchester features two Lace Alumitone humbuckers, a silver leaf maple body with poplar wings and a rock maple neck. Controls include separate volume and tone knobs and a 4-way switch. This model is available in Black HG or Cherry Burst finish.

Both guitars come with a chrome roller bridge with a fixed tailpiece, chrome Kluson tuning machines and Nordic white pickguard and truss rod cover. The Belmont has an RRP of $1195, while the Dorchester will set you back $1250.