Mid East 45 Inch Deluxe Long Neck Saz 7 String & Soft Case. This long neck saz was hand made in Turkey and is approximately 44/45 inches by 9 inches with 7 strings and has a beautiful glossy finish.
Please note: The colors and decorations can vary from those photographed.
Accessories Included: Nylon soft case
Item Dimensions: 45" L x 10" H x 9" W
Body/Bowl: 15.5" L x 10" H x 9" W
Body & Neck: The body and neck are made of Hardwood and have a gorgeous glossy finish.
Soundboard: The soundboard is spruce and has been stained.
Sound holes: There are 2 sound holes, one on the bottom of instrument and another on the side that has a swivel cover so it can be easily opened and closed and a microphone can be placed inside.
Tuning: LA-RE-SOL or A,D,G low to high
Tuning Pegs/Levers: There are 7 maple pegs and 3 courses of strings. Course 1 has 3 strings and course 2 and 3 has 2 strings.
Nut: Made from maple. Neck at Nut: 1.125" W; Nut: 1" W
Neck at Body Joint: 1.25" W
Bridge: Made from maple. Strings at Bridge: 1.125" W
Scale Length: 33"
End peg: Hardwood
*NOTE*: Please expect the high gloss finish on the Turkish Saz to show dimples in the light. A perfectly smooth, unblemished finish is nearly impossible to obtain with the technology employed in the Old-World finish process. These are handmade and such dimples are common and unavoidable.