For time served service, PRS employees are given free reign to design and have built a guitar to their own specification utilising the finest choice of available timbers and materials. These instruments are meticulously crafted and highly prized as ultimate quality 'One Off' designs.
This example built to the requirements of employee Christopher Alan Gelston for his 7th year of service:
Body: Santana II Semi-Hollowbody design with F-Holes; AAAA+ flame top with Paua inlays; South African mahogany middle with AAAA+ flame maple back; Kiln baked for resonance.
Neck: AAAA+ figured maple; 24 fret polished ebony fretboard with Paua Bird inlays; Custom frets; Polished figured Brazilian rosewood headstock veneer and truss cover with Paua Private Stock Eagle inlay. Paul Reed Smith's signature on back of headstock.
Hardware: Gold Tremolo and PRS locking tuners: Seymour Duncan Soapbar pickups. Brazilian rosewood volume/tone knobs and inspection plate.
Condition: Pristine, complete with its tags, booklets, Build DVD. Authentic specification letter from Mr Gelston