The Socialite - Nelson Instruments

The Socialite

Starting at 1,400
Gig bag included
Scale length: 24.75"
Fingerboard radius: is 9.5"
Neck: Hard Maple
Body: Soft Maple
Pickups: Nelson "Dynamo"TM
Fret Count: 21
Pick guard: Plastic ( anodized Aluminum available at additional cost)
Tuners: Hipshot open back
Finish: Satin Lacquer
Nelson Instruments are built from the finest materials and workmanship regardless of price and are guaranteed to the original purchaser against defects contributed directly to faulty workmanship and materials for a period of two (2) years from the date of purchase. Nelson Mfg. will gladly repair any Nelson instrument against such defects. Expressage involved in shipment both ways is to be paid by purchaser. Ordinary wear and tear of metal parts and faults due to excessive temperatures, abuse or neglect, and extreme or inadequate humidity are excepted. Nelson Mfg. will repair or replace any defective instrument at our discretion.
Your satisfaction is my priority! That is why I offer you a full, 3-day, money-back guarantee. If you are not fully satisfied with your Nelson instrument for any reason, you may return it within 3 days after receipt for a full refund. (Shipping charges are non-refundable.) Instruments returned must be carefully packed and fully insured against breakage in transit. Instrument must be received in the same condition you received it. Instruments showing wear or abuse will be subject to a 20% restocking fee. Any instrument returned un-insured and broken in transit will not be refunded.


The Socialite features a hard maple neck glued into a solid soft maple body. The neck is attached with hot hide glue.


The fingerboard is radiused to a comfortable 9.5″ and is carefully fitted with medium-jumbo frets, highly polished to provide a fast playing response.


The Socialite comes standard with Nelson Dynamo single coil, hi-fidelity pickups. Super Dynamo hum bucking pickups are available for an additional charge.


The Socialite comes standard with a beautiful satin finish. Many colors are available!