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Lowden unveils Winter Limited Edition 2018 Tiger Myrtle acoustic guitar

Lowden has announced its Winter Limited Edition acoustic guitar for 2018, which employs Tiger Myrtle back and sides.

Combined with a Sitka spruce top, Lowden is promising a “bright, clear tone” with “a subtle warmth to the low-end”.

Apparently, the company spent 10 years searching for the rarefied wood, which features tiger striking in contrast to the pink and orange myrtle.

The wood also appears on the model’s headstock, which is bound and inlayed with maple and ebony.

Just 25 Tiger Myrtle acoustics will be produced, across a range of models from Lowden’s 35 and 50 Series. Head over to Lowden Guitars (opens in new tab) for more info.

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com (opens in new tab), 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 (opens in new tab).

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