The main task of AXS series` Exotic section is to blend exotic tonewoods with Dean`s popular and affordable AXS concept. 2017 NAMM lineup sports two Exotic models, Koa and Spalt. Spalt`s MSRP is set at $372.50, while the regular price is at $249.00. AXS Exotic Cutaway A/E - Spalt competes in the lower intermediate class and is the perfect option for players looking to buy their first acoustic-electric guitar. It starts with a single-cut body (mahogany back & sides, spalt maple top, black/white binding), glued-in neck (14th fret dovetail joint, C profile) and 20-fret rosewood fingerboard (dot inlays, 1-5/8" nut, 25-1/2" scale). Other important features include a solid rosewood bridge (w/piezo pickup), Dean preamp and die-cast tuners.