Vintage introduces Viator Paul Brett 12-string electro-acoustic travel guitar

The original Viator and Viator USB are nifty twists on the compact acoustic/travel guitar theme, so we're pleased to see the addition of a 12-string guitar to Paul Brett's stable.

As well as those six additional strings, the Viator 12-string boasts a solid Sitka spruce top and sapele back and sides, plus a nato V-shape neck with rosewood fingerboard.

Elsewhere, a Graph Tech NuBone nut is onboard, as is a Fishman Sonitone pickup system with soundhole-mounted preamp system and USB output.

You can hear the guitar in action in what we assume is Paul's gloriously arranged garden above.

Handy for the shimmer-loving guitarist on the move, this. The Vintage Viator 12-string is available now for £349.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.