c. 1939 Bacon and Day Senorita S-1
Circa 1939 Bacon and Day Senorita S-1 made by Regal in Chicago in excellent condition. As far as we can tell this is the sole surviving example of this model. It is X braced, non-scalloped and laid out like a Martin 00 size. Solid spruce top The body shape is like an L-00 with a slightly narrower lower bout at 14" across. The scale lenght is 25" and nut width is 1 13/16", string spacing is 2 5/32". It has a previous neck reset with a good angle and centering as well as a refret. We made a new saddle and straightened the neck and it plays beautifully there is a steel reinforcement in the neck as well. The wide yet not too deep neck is comfortable with plenty of space for finger-style playing. The sound is dry and woody. It has its own voice that is not Martin or Gibson. A rare and wonderful guitar in excellent condition. Includes recent hard shell case.