This Fender US designed Paramount PM-1 Standard Natural series guitar features all solid wood construction. A sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides are a time tested combination providing great tone and a mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard. The Paramount series also features classic elements such as checkerboard purfling and rosette, and mother of pearl "Concert Tone" fingerboard inlay. The Paramount also features modern design elements such as the all-new Fender and Fishman-deisigned PM preamp that has been especially voiced for this instrument's body shape. A hard shell case is included.