Curly maple guitar back and sides set grade WAAA***** highest figure western size.
Five star stock. Very seldom seen..
Acer saccharinum sourced from USA.
Photo is of a typical set.
Our curly maple (ripple figure to an Englishman) is sourced from one of the eastern USA species of maple and is closer to sycamore in density and characteristics than the American hard rock maple that we know from commercial sources.