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What guitar is this? DellArte Hommage?

Can anyone verify this as a Dell Arte Hommage? The seller says it is USA made in 2004. It has the 3 piece Maple neck and Rosewood sides. It is at a screaming price if it is a USA Hommage.
"Can we change it to red?" Next day -" it has to be white".

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  • B25GibB25Gib Bremerton WA✭✭✭✭ Holo Busato, Dell 'Arte Hommage, Gitane D-500
    Posts: 171
    .....It looks like my '04 Hommage though I'd like to see more closeup photos. Ask the seller if the label is signed by ****'s luthier John Kinnard.
    .....Mine though had gold colored tailpiece and tuner plates & gears. I think by sometime in '05 the Hommage was delivered with silver colored tailpiece and tuners like this one appears to have.
    .....That is priced to sell.
    .....Rocky
  • SonofmickelSonofmickel St PaulNew
    Posts: 15
    Yep, seller says it has John Kinnard signature. How about that tailpiece? It looks like it is mounted incorrectly, too much green leather showing?

    The number is #967. Is this your old guitar? How did you rate it? Why did you get rid of it?

    Thanks

    Edit: This guitar is now MINE! It is on the way. I hope everything is good on it.

    Anyone have a pickup recommendation for this? How about that Micro Chevalet in the store here?
    "Can we change it to red?" Next day -" it has to be white".
  • B25GibB25Gib Bremerton WA✭✭✭✭ Holo Busato, Dell 'Arte Hommage, Gitane D-500
    Posts: 171
    .....I still have my US Made '04 SN 958 and keep it because of the good amount of traditional Favino tonal qualities this one has. It also offers a choice of tone compared to my Bob Holo Busato style so I can choose either one to better compliment other players' guitars I gig with; ie., Leo Eimers and Geronimo Mateos.
    .....The leather showing on yours looks the same as mine. I don't know when Dell 'Arte went to the silver color tailpiece and tuners, but it was after my mfg. date. When my tailpiece broke a couple months after buying used thru Cola, that Josh Hegg had spotted this Hommage at the DFSF in '05 Cola sent me two tailpieces, both with green leather. I took my red and installed it in one of the new gold color tailpieces. My original had a MOP smaller rectangle insert in the rosewood piece within the tailpiece, but I liked the simple, clean look of the all wood piece.
    ......Congrats on your guitar. Let us know your critique!
    ......I use a Schertler Basic pickup with the Unico amp but there are other less expensive options others can recommend.
    ......Rocky
  • Posts: 72
    Congrats on your new guitar!!! And for only 1300? That's the best bargain I've seen in quite awhile.
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