This is a prototype guitar which was developed for Martin Taylor MBE one of the finest Jazz guitarists on the International music scene today.
He has a CV as long as both arms accompanying and recording with some of the worlds most famous musicians singers and writers, not to mention Stephan Grappelli.
He is also a in demand educator working with many students and professionals developing thier skills and playing ability.
Needless to say this man knows his guitars and thats why Fibonacci are so proud of the partnership with such a true great that not only Fibonacci coloborate with but also the Fibonacci Joya is Martins go to guitar.
The Ruby is a prototype that was a work in progress in developing a new guitar for Martin and three of the remaining models are being offered for sale on this site.
MARTIN TAYLOR LADY LIP Logo
MARTIN TAYLOR Front of headstock
Black Binding Solid Flame Maple
BlackTruss Rod Cover
Black Machine Heads Gotoh SGS510Z 1:18
Neck Neck Wood Maple Profile 'C'
Thickness '21.5mm @ 1st Fret, 23.5mm @ 9th Fret
Fingerboard Ebony Scale 625 mm
Width at Nut 44.68 mm (1.76")
Width at the end fret 59.11 mm (2.33")
Neck Joint Set in Neck,
15 F Number of frets 22 Medium
Binding Solid Flame Maple
Black with black dot markers
Fingerboard Inlays No
Body shape Arched back & Arched Top
Single Sharp Cut-Away Block/ Bracing Parallel Bracing
Top 3 ply Laminated Flame Maple
Back 3 ply Laminated Flame Maple Sides 3 ply
Laminated Flame Maple Body depth 56mm Body width 350mm (14") Body length 465mm F Hole Binding
No Binding Top Body binding
Solid Flame Maple/
Black Bottom Body binding Solid Flame Maple
Black Bridge Floating
Ebony Pickguard Floating
Tailpiece Floating Trapeze Style
Electronics Pickups 2 x Kent Armstrong '57 Vintage
Controls 2 x CTS Volume/Tone Pots
Switch 1 x 3-way Switchcraft
Strings Elixer Nanoweb 12-52
Output Jack Switchracft
Mono Knobs Ebony
Case Soft Standard
Finish Ruby Nitrocellulose