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BR 160

Dreadnought, ALL Solid (top,sides & back), Deluxe Tweed Case

Patterned on the classic "M" D-28, the BR 160's great sound and great looks are just part of what make this one of the most desirable acoustic guitars in production today. 

The All Solid BR 160 feature elegant appointments such as the center strip of delicate wood marquetry, white body binding with delicate herringbone inlay, and Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique Mother-of-pearl and abalone design. 

The BR 160 has good sustain characteristics and plenty of dynamic headroom enabling it to handle everything from gentle fingerpicking to vigorous strumming with ease. With time, The BR 160 will develop a powerful dreadnought voice that would be capable of holding its own in the company of instruments costing several times its price.
  • Select, solid Sitka spruce top with hand-carved parabolic top braces in authentic prewar forward X-pattern
  • Solid Indian rosewood back and sides with center strip of delicate wood marquetry
  • White body binding with delicate herringbone inlay around top
  • Slim mahogany neck with dovetail neck joint and adjustable truss rod
  • Rosewood bridge and bridge plate
  • Rosewood peghead overlay adorned with a unique Mother-of-pearl and abalone design
  • Blueridge's exclusive Dalmatian style pickguard
  • Natural high-gloss finish with aged toner
  • Accurate vintage-style 14:1 ratio nickel-plated open-back tuners with butterbean-style buttons
  • Nut and saddle are made from bone
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Scale length: 25.5"
Now Available in Cutaway and Adirondack top! 

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Comes with:

Deluxe Tweed Hardshell Case



Exclusive to the Historic series, our tweed-covered hardshell case offer a luxurious and distinctive look. Features a multi-ply wood core, arched top construction and sturdy latches and hinges. The padded plush interior, in a vintage red shade, is an elegant touch.


"Arguably one of the all-round nicest guitars most of us are ever likely to own"


"Sounding this good straight out of the box, they'll sound magnificent after a few years playing in...Amazing value for money "


"Well below the price of some familiar makes that don't sound half as good (BR 160)" 


"A great deal of dreadnought for modest sums.. the quality of materials is remarkable at this price and the same goes for the overall attention to detail...a real boomer."


"The BR 160 displayed a great dynamic range, retained its rich tone when played hard, and displayed good balance throughout its range."


"The BR160 plays like a DREAM"