- Excellent + Condition
- Year: circa 1925
- Includes Original Hard Shell Case
The earliest iteration of Ludwig's Ambassador model, with rear tensioning all metal rim assembly, and no flange. An incredible and elegant design feat, the pot is completely gold plated and engraved, and includes the armrest, pick holder, and engraved tailpiece; bound mahogany resonator, with marquetry trim; lots of finish checking and scratching present. The 19 fret mahogany neck with laminations underneath ebony board; engraved pearl (some etching has faded); original frets present, some moderate wear; four beautiful gold-plated pre-war Planetary tuners w/ large pearl buttons. Included is original hard case.
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