Alvarez AP66 Parlor Acoustic Guitar

This parlor-sized acoustic guitar offers charming vintage looks, easy playability, and crystal-clear tones for performers and hobbyists alike.
What's special about this item?
Feature: What it does:
Mahogany top Warm tone with long sustain
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Hand-scalloped bracing Carved for maximum response; lightweight
Looking for small-bodied acoustic that just oozes 1920s vintage vibe & tone with modern playability and intonation? Look no further than the AP66 from Alvarez. True to its roots, the AP66SB is a 12-fret parlor guitar with a slotted headstock. Unlike many smaller-bodied acoustics, its quarter-sawn, hand-sanded scalloped bracing is placed slightly forward (towards the soundhole) which allows the solid mahogany top to resonate more freely. The result is an extremely strong, clear, articulate voice, with an incredible string-to-string balance that lends itself well to both fingerpicking and flatpicking, in standard or alternate tunings. The brilliant high-gloss finish really shows off the beauty of the mahogany back & sides. Throw in a genuine bone nut & saddle, a killer factory setup, and a fit & finish that is unheard of at this price, and the AP66SB just might wind up being your favorite!

This featurette from Alvarez gives you an in-depth look at the AP66SB:


- Hand selected, A grade, solid Mahogany top
- Hand sanded, scalloped bracing
- Mahogany back and sides
- Alvarez bi-level rosewood bridge
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Premium, high gloss finish
- Dovetail neck joint
- Real bone nut and saddle
- Paua abalone and mother of pearl inlays
- Premium die cast chrome tuners
- ABS binding
- D'Addario EXP's
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -
- Overall Length (mm): 985
- Body Width (mm): 359
- Body Depth at Heel (mm): 92
- Body Depth at Base (mm): 96
- Scale (inches): 24"
- Number of frets: 18
- Nut Width (mm): 44.45
- Nut Width (inches): 1 3/4"

Product Materials:
- Top: Solid African Mahogany
- Top Finish: Shadowburst/Gloss
- Back & Sides: Mahogany

Additional Details
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Neck meets body: 12th Fret
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 6.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 19 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ALV AP66 SHB
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 314-727-4512
(26 ratings)
Submitted April 14, 2020 by Douglas S in Cushing, OK
"Great Guitar"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I've been playing guitar off and on my whole life. I'm 64 years old and retired. Now and can play more often. This is my fourth guitar and my second Alvarez. My first was a used Yari. This guitar rings out and sustains better than it. I'm very impressed with not only the guitar but the outstanding customer service that was afforded me. If you're looking for an affordabl high-quality guitar, I strongly recommend this ap66. If you are someone who appreciates good customer service and follow up after the sale look no further than zZounds. Thanks folks for enabling me the privilege of playing a good instrument.
Musical Background:
Play at home and jam with friends
Musical Style:
Play rhythm and open chords
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