Lowe Vintage is pleased to be a dealer for Iris Guitar Company! This DF model, named for Iris Co-Founder Dale Fairbanks, is similar is size to a Gibson J-45. It features a Sitka top with scalloped Adirondack bracing, mahogany back & sides, mahogany neck with mortise & tenon neck joint, mahogany neck with 1 3/4” nut width (2 1/4” bridge spacing), Indian rosewood fingerboard & bridge, open pore, satin nitrocellulose finish, bone nut & saddle, and Golden Age relic tuners. 25” scale. Comes in a hardshell TKL case.
Established in 2018 as a division of Circle Strings, Iris Guitar Company is a small team of highly skilled and seasoned luthiers who are dedicated to building a modern instrument that captures vintage-inspired tone and aesthetics. Iris guitars are handmade using a combination of state of the art techniques and old world craftsmanship. The model line represent our interpretation of depression era flattops, admired guitars from the mid century, and are meant to serve the everyday musician. For this, we have taken measures to provide and instrument that is simple, reliable, and elegant all at an affordable price point. In fact, you're probably going to want two Iris Guitars at this rate.