Kevin Chilcott

Luthier

THE ROYALE ANGEL

 

The Royale Angel 2003.

A Custom Signature Model for 

Andy Powell  
of 
Wishbone Ash

A BIG PICTURE

Materials
She has a one piece
Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Ebony head-face and
Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard & heel-cap. She has hand-cut ‘reverse’ V
Mother-of-Pearl fingerboard markers and Brass Crown head-face logo.
 
Her
Scale Length is 24 3/4". 
She has
Medium/Heavy gauge Hard, High and high-crowned fret-wire.

Hardware
 She has a nickel plated
Short Maestro Vibrola tremolo, custom nickel plated Grover 
Imperial machine-heads,
Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB (bridge) & SH-2 Jazz (neck) pickups 
with nickel plated covers and cream surrounds, LR Baggs T-System Piezo bridge saddles 
in a nickel plated Nashville Tunomatic bridge, an
LR Baggs Control-X onboard pre-amp, 
separate volume controls with gold ‘mirror’ knobs for each of the 3 pickups, 3 way toggle 
switch for magnetic pickup selection, 3 way mini-toggle switch for Magnetic/Piezo or 
combination pickup selection and stereo output jack giving separate outputs for both magnetic 
and piezo systems. There is NO summed mono output on this guitar to allow both systems 
to be played through a single amplifier.  She can either be used with a mono lead for the 
Magnetics or with a stereo with the Magnetics and Piezo going to separate amplification. 
All the electronics are attached to a Cream Black Cream laminated scratch-plate.
The Cream Black Cream laminated Truss rod cover is engraved with Andy’s signature. 
The engraving is lined with a gold oil-based wax.

Colour
"Champagne"
Her Body is sprayed with Champagne coloured Nitrocellulose the Back of her Headstock  
is sprayed Black and the Neck has been left as Natural Mahogany.  
She is top coated with a 'thin' covering of clear Nitrocellulose lacquer.

 

Andy Powell and Angel.

Angel
Serial Number

001
aka
"PC"

 

BACK HOME IN USA

ANDY 'JUST TESTING' AT ANALOG MIKES

 

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