When Mike Campbell chooses to take your guitars to the stage, you know you must be doing something very right! Since the crafting of the very first Starplayer in a Hannover basement back in ’95, Duesenberg have taken their place among guitars elite. Their unique fusion of impeccable construction and 50’s art deco flair making them a brand you can’t ignore. Mike Campbell is a long time Duesenberg artist and this Starplayer was put into production to celebrate 40 years of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Featuring a Laminated Flame Maple back and sides with a Laminate Spruce top, this semi hollow design with sustain block allows for a stable, rich, resonant and dynamic tone. The signed Nickel pickguard and Duesenberg badge perfectly complement the lush Catalina Green and White finish, it’s bold, crisp and super classy. A Duesenberg proprietary Deluxe Tremola offers incredible vibrato and tuning stability, this is a thing of beauty, flawless construction and super smooth and precise operation.
The Maple neck boasts an Indian Rosewood fingerboard, D shape profile, 22 jumbo frets and a 12” radius. It’s supremely comfortable and offers a great playing experience right up the neck, whether you want to lay down some big chords or tear up the fretboard, the Mike Campbell Starplayer is fully equipped to deliver.
A Duesenberg SingleTwin Domino P90 at the neck and a GrandVintage Humbucker at the bridge prove to be a knockout pairing. Super dynamic and with incredible clarity they are versatile and offer a great depth of tone.
Equipped with a custom hardcase, this is a guitar well worth a serious look!