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Godin Guitars’ Montreal Premiere Hollowbody

Montreal Premiere and Premiere Bigsby mark Canadian company’s 40th anniversary

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Godin hollowbody guitars

In time to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Godin Guitars unveiled two variations on its new Montreal Premiere thinline, semi-hollowbody electric earlier this year. The baseline model includes custom Godin humbucker pickups, while the Premiere Bigsby edition takes the same features and adds a Bigsby tremolo.

Made in Canada, where Godin has been based since its inception in the early 1970s, the Premiere features a Canadian wild cherry top, back and sides, with a spruce “breathe-through” carved core that, Godin says, “promotes free airflow through the interior center block.” Other features include a three-way toggle switch along with one volume and one tone knob; a 24 3/4-inch scale, mahogany set-neck with rosewood fingerboard; double-bound binding; high-gloss custom polished finish; a contoured high-gloss headstock with high-ratio vintage style tuners; and the ResoMax bridge system by Graphtech with stop tailpiece. Available finishes include Natural HG, Trans Red HG, Trans Black HG and Sunburst HG.

The Bigsby version, which comes in Trans Red HG only, incorporates the above features plus a Bigsby tremolo.

Visit Godin Montreal Premiere for more information.

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