Cort to Launch Exclusive 20th Anniversary
Models at Frankfurt -
Stars of the many new Cort models making their debut at this
year's Frankfurt Musikmesse will be special edition Cort 20th
Anniversary EARTH series acoustics and Artisan bass guitars. Both
series will only be available in limited quantities, built from the
The Cort EARTH-LE2 MD is a dreadnought
body made of solid Madagascar rosewood for the back and sides with
a master grade solid sitka spruce top. The three piece neck
is made of mahogany and rosewood with flamed maple binding and an
Indian rosewood fingerboard. Hardware includes gold Gotoh tuners
and Graphtech TUSQ nut and saddle. The guitar is finished
with highly detailed abalone inlay around the rosette, body
binding, headstock, fingerboard, and is strung with Cleartone
strings. EARTH-LE2 MD is provided with Cort Deluxe Hardcase.
The EARTH 20th is also a dreadnought body but made of Australian
blackwood back and sides with a solidsitkaspruce top. The
rosewood fingerboard is complimented by tortoise shell body binding
and rosette. The Earth 20th is completed with Graphtech
Nubone XB nut and saddle along with Cleartone strings.
For bassists, theArtisan A Custom 20th
is available in four and five strings models (A4 and A5
respectively) and has a bird's eye maple top and back body.
The 34" scale, nine piece neck is a thru body design made of
bubinga, maple and African wenge for aesthetics, durability and
tone, topped with an Indian rosewood fingerboard. The
electronics consist of Bartolini Custom MK4CBC pickups and HR5.4AP
preamp featuring a master volume (active/passive), a blend control,
a three band EQ and mid frequency switch. The gold Hipshot
Ultralight tuners and Hipshot TransTone bridge allow for tuning
stability and accuracy under any kind of playing conditions.
A-Custom 20th is provided with Cort Deluxe Hardcase.
The Artisan B 20th is also available
in four and five strings models (B4 and B5 respectively) with a
swamp ash body. The B 20th is available in a black & white
grain gloss & natural grain gloss and is built with five piece,
bolt on necks made of 5pc African wenge and rosewood with African
wenge fingerboards. All B Series models come with Bartolini
MK-1 pickups and preamp featuring a master volume, a blend control,
a three band EQ and an EQ on/off switch. The B Series models
are completed with black Hipshot Ultralight tuners.
Cort guitars and basses are distributed exclusively in the UK
and Ireland by Proel