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Tom Petty Kingman Main 2

The Fender Acoustic Custom Shop is very proud to introduce the limited edition Tom Petty Kingman dreadnought, beautifully crafted with the famed singer/songwriter’s personal style and specs and bearing his signature on the back of the headstock and on the soundhole label. With the Heartbreakers, the Traveling Wilburys, on his own and more, Petty has crafted hit after smartly infectious hit for five decades now, and the Tom Petty Kingman is a great-looking, rich-sounding tribute to one of rock’s most enduringly acclaimed figures. Have a look below for all of the special features as well as the full spec-list for this guitar. For info on ordering, feel free to contact our sales staff! While your here, check out our inventory of Fender Custom Shop Guitars on our site!

PREMIUM TONE WOODS

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The Tom Petty Kingman guitar’s AA Sitka spruce top resonates delightfully

alongside warm, balanced genuine mahogany back and sides.

PICKUP SYSTEM WITH TOP-MOUNTED KNOBS

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Petty tweaked his Fishman® VT-2 pickup/preamp system with the addition

of two top-mounted control knobs, a feature typically seen on ’60s-style acoustic guitars.

NITRO FINISH

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For retro-style resonance and a natural feel, the Tom Petty Kingman

comes lacquered with a thin nitrocellulose finish.

GENUINE STRATOCASTER® NECK

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A ’62 Stratocaster headstock adorns a classic “C” shaped

neck, glossed with a “Midas gold” finish.

EXCLUSIVE SOUNDHOLE SIGNATURE

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Petty gave his namesake instrument a true seal of approval, with a genuine

signature inside the soundbox alongside a handwritten serial number.

Specs:

Body Material: Solid AA Sitka Spruce Top with Genuine Mahogany Back and Sides
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Dreadnought
Bracing: Forward Shifted Scalloped X
Rosette: Checkerboard
Body Binding: Ivoroid
Body Back: Solid Mahogany
Body Sides: Solid Mahogany
Body Top: Solid AA Sitka Spruce
Purfling: Black/White/Black
Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape: “C” Shape
Scale Length: 25.625″ (650.8 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 10″ (254 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Vintage-Style
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.7″ (43.2 mm)
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot