Master Series

The Ribbecke Master Series is a collection of guitars that feature hybridized designs, new designs, customizations, collaborations with other master artists, rare or unique materials and woods. These guitars are built with a level of passion and purpose that goes beyond any set standard. They are instruments that are meant to stand apart and be the outlier of beauty and intimacy.

1284 Afia (14" hybrid archtop)

Price : 21,415.00

Top: Halfling® carve

This is a 14" hybrid archtop with a Les Paul style body with a single floating neck pickup. It was built in 2013 and belongs to a private collector. This guitar has never has left the shop. The size of this guitar is built for travel and comfort and is meant to be played plugged in. The sound, tone along with the bass and high end of this archtop is amazing. Afia is the Swahili word for strength and health.


    • Headstock
    • ebony
    • Fretboard
    • 12.5º
    • Top
    • Western Red Cedar
    • Back_/_Sides
    • Wenge
    • Neck
    • Mahogany (dual carbon fiber rods)
    • Tuners
    • Gotoh 510 (21:1 ratio)
    • Pickups
    • Kent Armstrong
    • Fretboard_radius
    • 12.5º
    • Scale
    • 25"
    • Bridge_/_Tailpiece
    • custom Macassar ebony
    • Color
    • Tobacco burst
    • Finish
    • Nitrocellulose Lacquer