Cassidy Guitars

Bluesville “Leros” BV301

£375.00

In stock

About

We have designated this guitar as the Bluesville "Leros".

 

Those of you who know me well will know that I wouldn't have been here if my Dad hadn't been so lucky to survive the opening of the Battle of Leros on the morning of September 26th 1943. So I have always felt a debt owed to the Island which you can find more on the facebook page I set up ~ Battle of Leros.

 

Leros is now facing another challenge as one of the Greek islands closest to Turkey, Leros has a burgeoning Migrant / Refugee population full of people who have nowhere to go. Consequently, they have been housed in a temporary migrant "hot spot" for a number of years now. A bad situation has just got worse with an outbreak of Covid 19 resulting in the camp being locked down by the Greek Army.

 

Echo100Plus is a charity which has been supporting the crisis on Leros for the past few years. Following the Covid 19 outbreak they are now launching an appeal to provide practical support (face masks / hand sanitiseres etc.) to the 1400 + residents of the Camp. We would like to support this in 2 ways.

 

Firstly via "Go fund me" we are inviting donations in support of the work of Echo100Plus. For every £5 donated on the Go Fund Me page we will allocate one ticket to be entered into a prize Draw to be Drawn at 9pm on 30th September 2020. The winner will receive one of our Bluesville "Leros" BV301 Guitars all set up and posted to you free anywhere in the World.

 

Secondly if you'd like to buy one our Bluesville "Leros" BV301 Guitars via this website during September 2020 we will add £100 to our Go Fund Me Leros Appeal.

 

So a little bit about the Guitar...

 

The Bluesville BV301 is based on a Classic design with a few twists which we hope will inspire the intermediate player who is progressing from their first guitar.

 

With a Solid Basswood body with Natural High Gloss finish and Honey Gloss Maple Neck / Fretboard, the BV301 offers a striking finish with optional Pearl White or Gloss Black Scratchplates at a surprising price....

 

Here's my Blues for Leros...

 

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Bluesville “Leros” BV301

Specifications

Additional information

Body Shape

Double Cutaway

Body Style

Solid

Top Material

Not Applicable

Back Material

Solid Basswood in Clear High Gloss

Binding

None

Bridge

Chrome Vintage Style Tremelo

Case

Not Included

Controls

1 Volume – 2 Tone – 5 Way Toggle

Fret Number

22

Fret Wire

Medium Jumbo

Fretboard Material

Maple

Hardware Colour

Chrome

Headstock Veneer

None

Inlay

Black Dots

Knobs

3 x White

Neck Material

Maple in Vintage Honey Gloss

Neck Shape

C Shape (Vintage)

Nut Material

ABS

Nut Size

43mm

Output Jack

Mono 1/4" Jack

Scratchplate

White Pearl

Pickup

Cassidy Hyperion SSS Open Coil Ceramic Bar Magnet with Flat Top Pole Pieces. Bridge 6.0k 4.0H, Middle 5.5k 3.4H, Neck 5.5k 3.4H

Pots

250k Pots

Scale

25 1/2"

Side Material

Not Applicable

Strap Pin

Two Chrome strap buttons

Strings

D'Addario EXL120 9-46

Tailpiece

Not Applicable

Truss Rod

Dual action

Truss Rod Cover

Not Applicable

Tuners

Chrome Die Cast

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