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For sale is my wonderful Fodera Custom Monarch 5-string Bolt-On. It was built in September 2019 and it is in pristine  condition – there are no dents or scratches and the frets are like new. It has a slightly thinner body ( like the Fodera Select Series ) and chambers to reduce the weight. It comes in at just 3,9kg, which is really light for a Fodera 5er. In conjunction with the 33“ scale and the 16,5mm spacing, this Fodera feels super compact and is very easy to play  – you won’t find many Foderas with this specs on the secondhand market. It is currently setup B-G which works great, but you can also convert it to E-C, of course. Also, the Holly-Top is very clean and was a significant upcharge. A new Monarch 5 with this specs would be over 10000€ with all the additional costs ( shipping, customs, tax ).

I would like to get 7000€ for mine ( includes the original Fodera Hardshell Case and insured shipping in europe ).


Here are the specs from the Fodera newborn page :


Holly Monarch 5 Bolt-on


Body Woods

• Alder Body

• No Tone Block

• Holly Topwood


Neck Woods

• Ebony Fingerboard

• 3-pc. Hard Rock Maple Neck

• No Inlays/Side dots only


Construction Specs

• Bolt-on Construction

• 33" Scale Length

• 5 String Configuration (16.5mm Spacing)

• 24 Frets (large frets)


Electronics Options

• Fodera Custom Preamp

• Fodera Duncan Dual Coil Pickups

• Garrison 3-band Control layout


here is the link to the Fodera Newborn page with lots of pics:


I am happy to take some more detailed photos or record some sound samples if anyone is interested.


Thanks for watching !






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