James L. Mapson Guitars
Handcrafted Archtop Guitars
3230 South Susan Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Tel: 714-754-6566
Bop City

Featured Artist
Frank Potenza was a protégé of the late Joe Pass.

Body 16"  Lower Bout
2 1/4" Sides
German Lam Plates:
Spruce Top & Maple Back Veneer
Exclusive: Feedback Eliminating Braces *

Neck 24 5/8" Scale 
22 Frets (Low & Wide)
Two Piece Domestic Maple
Ebony Fingerboard
12" Radius
Bone Nut

Trim Details W/B/W/B Ivoroid Binding-Body
Ebony Binding-Neck & Peghead
Split Block Mother of Pearl / Ebony Inlay *
Vintage Blonde Nitro Lacquer *

Fittings Adjustable Height Composite Tailpiece
Tom Holmes Gold Custom Wound PAF Pickup *
Composite Pickguard
Ebony Bridge and Saddle

Clear Finish 16" Acoustic Archtop
Plywood Plates, Maple Neck and Sides

Bop City MP3
Mundell Lowe, 'Seven Steps To Heaven', from the CD 'Mundell's Moods' 2000 (1.5MB)

Mundell Lowe, 'Body And Soul', from the CD 'Mundell's Moods' 2000 (552KB)

Mundell Lowe, 'You Say You Care', from the CD 'Mundell's Moods' 2000 (1.8MB)

Frank Potenza Quartet, 'I Wish I Knew', from the CD 'The Legacy' 2003 (1.8MB)

Frank Potenza Quartet, 'Groove Merchant', from the CD 'The Legacy' 2003 (2.9MB)

Frank Potenza, 'You Must Believe In Spring' (3.5MB)

Price List
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