Guitars Of The Week:
The Week of June, 17 2011 through October, 6 2011

Hollow Drop Top Classic
Maple Top on Alder
Arctic White with Binding

Hollow Drop Top Classic
Maple Top on Alder
Arctic White with Binding

Hollow Drop Top Classic
Maple Top on Alder
Arctic White with Binding

Hollow Drop Top Classic
Maple Top on Alder
Arctic White with Binding

Hollow Drop Top Classic
Maple Top on Alder
Arctic White with Binding

One of the best things—for sure—about living during this time in history is the ease of global communication—it is fast and far reaching. Now, for the first time, we can easily have friends in every area on Earth—in every country of the world. It will be through this “joining together” that the world will be transformed to a better place as the light of awareness is shined into every corner—and it is something we can all easily do together.

And speaking of friends, World Guitars in the United Kingdom is a world-class Anderson Guitar dealer. Just take a look at what our friends at World Guitars have done as they joined together with Anderson Guitarworks.

They asked if we would make them a truly unique Drop Top Classic—finished in Arctic White with Binding, appointed with Gold Hardware, highlighted with a White Pearl Pickguard and outfitted with two Coffee Dipped SC-series hum-canceling single coil pickups and a Gold HC3+ humbucker at the bridge.

You may be wondering:

Could we say, “No,” to such a request as this? No, we certainly could not say, “No,” so then…we had to say, “Yes.” Yes, it was a, “Yes,” we said to their request. We thought about it, and as it turned out, it really was best to say, “Yes.” So we said it…we said, “Yes,” and not, “No.” Make no mistake, this was a definitive “Yes,” that we said to their request for which they requested to us, expecting we would probably say, “Yes,” and not, “No,” otherwise they would not have asked with such expectation for a Yes to be said. So, after much thought a, “Yes,” and not a, “No,” was what we said in regards to this magnificent Drop Top Classic request. Let’s all say it together, shall we? Ready…”Yes!” And now…

Hold it! Thanks and that is now quite enough. Let us return to the Arctic White, Drop Top Classic story at hand, shall we?


Arctic White is a color we did just for World Guitars, as we had not done a guitar so white, white in a long time. What a great look. It had everyone at the Anderson Shop exclaiming.

Hollow chambers enliven this Drop Top Classic’s sonic signature and technically make this instrument a Hollow Drop Top Classic.

It is a familiar 5-Way that controls the angelic sounding (and I am not kidding about this angelic thing) SC1 pickups in the neck and middle positions while a powerful but extremely musical HC3+ handily takes care of humbucker duties. The 5-Way is supplemented with an Add-Bridge (pickup) Push/Pull switch on the tone control and a mini toggle that grants splitting functions to the humbucker—really easy to operate and extremely versatile.

Joy To The World as World Guitars offers this very special Arctic White, Hollow Drop Top Classic to the world.


• MODEL: – Hollow Drop Top Classic

• FINISH: – Arctic White with Binding

• BODY WOOD: – Maple Top with Alder Back


• NECK WOOD: – Maple with Indian Rosewood


• NECK BACK FINISH: – Natural Satin

• NECK BACKSHAPE: – Even Taper

• NUT WIDTH: – 1 11/16-inch

• SCALE LENGTH: – 25 1/2-inch

• FRETS: – Low-Rise—Exclusive Anderson Stainless Steel

• BRIDGE: – Vintage Tremolo

• TUNING GEAR: – Locking


• PICKGUARD: – Pearl White




• SWITCHING: – 5-Way with Bridge Splitter Switch & Add-Bridge Push/Pull—for 10 Sounds

• PICKUP COVERS: – Coffee Dipped and Gold


• STRING GAUGE REQUESTED: – .010-.046 Elixir® with NANOWEB® Coating

• DESTINATION/LOCATION: – World Guitars, United Kingdom

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