Alvarez ABT60E Baritone Electro Acoustic Guitar (2016)

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  • Tuned From B to B & Voiced Between a Dreadnought & Acoustic Bass
  • Sitka Spruce Soundboard Offers a Powerful Projection
  • Real Bone Nut Offers Excellent Resonance & Sustain
  • D’Addario EXP Strings Provide a Superb, Long-Lasting Tone

Alvarez ABT60E Baritone Electro Acoustic Guitar (2016)


The Alvarez ABT60E Baritone Electro Acoustic Guitar features a sitka spruce top combined with a contrasting mahogany body. This wonderful combination of tonewoods provides a rich, dark tone with plenty of projection. With its Baritone voice register, the ABT60E is tuned from B to B offering a deeper tone similar to a dreadnought and acoustic bass. If that's not enough, the ABT60E is also equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up, along with a discreet EQ sidemount with a built-in chromatic tuner, for added volume at larger venues. The ABT60 is also complete with a full host of ornate features that adds to its traditional appearance.

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Baritone Acoustic Guitar

The ABT60E Baritone is tuned from B to B, and pitched between a dreadnought and acoustic bass giving you a warm,deep tone with easy playability. Like with standard six strings guitars, the ABT60E allows for the same chord shapes and scales, but pitched lower. This is one of Alvarez’s best selling models due to its beautiful voice and great versatility.

Stunning Choice of Tonewoods

The Alvarez ABT60E Baritone is constructed from a solid A grade sitka spruce top, along with a mahogany body offering a traditional appearance. This stunning sitka spruce top has been especially hand selected from quarter-sawn wood, ensuring consistent quality for the best tone. Sitka spruce not only offers a pale grain, its straight, uniform grain also yields crisp articulation, along with a powerful projection. As well as sitka spruce, mahogany is also a dense wood that is capable of delivering a warmer, darker tone with added punch. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles. Its dark appearance features a stunning grain that you would expect to see on a more expensive model, and offers a great quality instrument at a reasonable price.

Forward Shifted X Brace Design

Like many acoustic models from Alvarez, the ABT60E also features a forward shifted X brace design. This type of design includes scalloped X braces and asymmetric tone bars. By moving the bracing system forward, it provides a larger soundboard, which is optimised with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.

LR Baggs Electronics

In addition to the ABT60E's natural acoustic voice, an LR Baggs StagePro Element and side-mounted EQ is included for added volume at bigger venues. This discrete EQ sidemount offers a full chromatic tuner, as well as a three band EQ with phase inversion and Garrett Null notch filter controls delivering a warm, pristine sound even under the most challenging conditions.

Real Bone Nut

The ABT60E Baritone features a real bone nut, which maintains its authentic appearance. The main purpose of a using a real bone nut compared to modern materials is due the fact that bone offers excellent resonance and sustain. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.

D’Addario EXP strings Deliver a Superb Tone

As well as offering an excellent combination of features to provide a powerful acoustic tone, the ABT60's final ingredient is a set of D’Addario EXP strings. These plain steel strings feature hexagonal cores made of revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. Manufactured in New York, these newly engineered, break-resistant, high-carbon strings deliver unprecedented strength and pitch stability.


  • Tuned from B to B and voiced between a dreadnought and acoustic bass
  • LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
  • Built-in chromatic tuner for quick and easy tuning between performances
  • Sitka Spruce soundboard offers a stunning grain and powerful projection
  • Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone worthy of any playing style
  • Jumbo body shape provides a comfortable play with its nipped in body
  • Forward shifted X brace design delivers a larger soundboard
  • Ornate details include a tortoiseshell pickguard, Ivory ABS binding, detailed rosette and mother of pearl and abalone inlays
  • A real bone nut offers an authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain
  • Bi-Level Rosewood bridge delivers a unique appearance
  • D’Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease


Body & Bridge

  • Series: Alvarez Artist
  • Body Shape: Baritone
  • Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
  • Top Material: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
  • Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
  • Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
  • Finish: Natural/Gloss
  • Binding: Ivory ABS
  • Scale Length: 704mm
  • Body Depth: 102mm

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Dovetail
  • Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss finish
  • Nut: Real Bone
  • Nut Width: 44.45mm
  • Fret Joint: 14th Joint
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Tuners: Premium Die Cast
  • Pickup/ Preamp: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
  • Strings: D’Addario EXP