Cort’s vision of alternatives to the popular dreadnought shape, the Luce Series offers smaller body size shapes like OM, Concert and Parlor that are easier to hold and play while providing a more balanced sound. An ideal balance between classic vintage looks from the golden age of guitars and modern yet practical features, the L300VF provides the best of both worlds in perfect harmony with the OM body shape, solid Adirondack spruce top, Solid Mahogany back and Mahogany sides, Ovangkol fingerboard, Fishman Sonitone electronics.
VINTAGE OM BODY
The L300VF features a classic OM body style. This body style initially developed in the 1920’s captures the pre-war era tone that is often sought after. Sonically it delivers a sound that is larger than its compact size would hint at and with a level of dynamic responsiveness that is a joy to play.
SOLID ADIRONDACK SPRUCE TOP
Stronger and denser than Sitka spruce, the Adirondack spruce is characterized by broad dynamics as well as articulation and smoothness at high volume. The elastic tactile response suits both aggressive strumming and precise flatpicking. Adirondack spruce bracing further sets apart the unique sound and response of this exceptional wood. Famously used on the sought-after vintage Martin dreadnaughts of the 1930’s, the difficult-to-source Adirondack spruce is the crowning feature of this model at a most reasonable price.
SOLID MAHOGANY BACK & MAHOGANY SIDES
Bright yet natural with a strong and warm midrange, the beloved mahogany wood has been a standard for back and sides on premium acoustics for many decades. The solid mahogany back enhances body resonance and helps produce greater volume.
TORTOISE SHELL BODY BINDING
For that authentic vintage look, tortoise shell binding adorns the body to complement the overall aesthetics.
45mm (1 ¾” ) NUT WIDTH
A slightly wider nut width that makes it easier for fingerstyle playing.
GENUINE BONE NUT & SADDLE
Crafted out of water buffalo bone for the most natural and transparent transfer of string vibrational energy into the body and neck.
To match the golden aged look of the guitars from the 1930’s, a specially formulated toner is applied to the top.
FISHMAN SONITONE EQ
Installed internally without cutting out any of the woods, the Sonitone EQ system retains all the natural resonance and the pure acoustic sound that other systems can’t. The controls are simple to use as well with only Volume and Tone.
SONICALLY ENHANCED UV FINISH
The high-tech finish is strong and resistant to scratches while being lightweight to improve the natural acoustic resonance of the body for a full-bodied and rich tone.
CONSTRUCTION: Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY: OM Body
NUT WIDTH: 45mm (1 3/4")
TOP: Solid Adirondack Spruce Top w/ Adirondack Spruce Bracing
BACK & SIDES: Solid African Mahogany(Okoume) Back & African Mahogany (Okoume) Sides
NECK: Mahogany (Palaquium)
BINDING: Tortoise Body Binding
FRETS: 20 Frets
SCALE: 643mm (25.3")
INLAY: Dot Inlay
TUNERS: Grover Vintage Tuners
PICKUPS: Fishman Sonicore Pickup
ELECTRONICS: Fishman Sonitone Preamp
STRINGS: D'Addario EXP16 Strings
BRACING: Advanced Scalloped X-Bracing (Adirondack)
SPECIAL: Genuine Bone Nut & Saddle, Sonically Enhanced UV Finish
ADDITIONAL: Teardrop Wildcat Yellow Pickguard