FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded SRP: £1,009.00

FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded
FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded FECVL - Eclipse Venus Cut/Electro Lefthanded
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Model Overview

The Venus is the now iconic shape that brought Faith Guitars to the consciousness of so many players over the years. The combination of a 15" lower bout and a slimmer depth of body looks to classic OM or Auditorium body-shapes for inspiration, and makes the Venus the perfect compromise.

It is still big enough to deliver a big acoustic performance, yet remains small enough for the player to jump around on stage with no problem

Faith Eclipse series were conceived as 'stage guitars': instruments that offered workhorse functionality and optimum performance capability. Using the same structure and tonewood combination as the Natural Series - Spruce and Mahogany - the Eclipse models are finished with a Black stain and a clear PU lacquer all over. The lacquer serves to control the tonewood resonance a little, resulting in a more predictable and focussed tone when performing on stage. 

Further to their aesthetic appeal, Eclipse models feature solid Flamed Maple binding as well as using Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap. 

Fishman Pre-Amp / Pickup

This Faith Guitar is fitted with the refined, low-profile Fishman INK3 preamp system with the Sonicore piezo pickup located under the saddle. The preamp features a chromatic tuner, 3 band EQ and volume control. The output jack is located at the base of the guitar as part of the ingenious, easy-access battery compartment.


Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce (Black Gloss)
Back Wood Solid Mahogany (Black Gloss)
Side Wood Solid Mahogany (Black Gloss)
Binding Solid Flamed Maple
Bracing Material Hand-Scalloped Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Neck Mahogany (Black)
Neck Finish Gloss Black
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 16"
Fingerboard Inlays Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Chrome
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ / Shadow Hex Saddle System
Nut Width Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type Gloss Black Top, Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman INK3 Preamp with undersaddle pickup
Hardcase Included


Upper bout290mm
Lower bout385mm
Depth at neck100mm
Depth at base115mm
Body Length490mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length645mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

Spares & Accessories

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of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 2592 online registrations.
"I love it. It has wonderful sustain that enhances a upper frequency chime, whilst also delivering a deep, rich bass excellent for strumming,."
United Kingdom
on 08/03/2020
"Only just opened due to illness, but first impressions are decent build quality, nice tone."
United Kingdom
on 13/09/2021
"The Eclipse is a thing of beauty - I love it. The all the woods are premium, the flamed maple binding compliments the jet black body superbly well, and the finish is of a high quality not normally found on guitars in this price bracket. The action is easy and the cutaway offers generous space for the top frets. Being equivalent to a Grand Concert size, the guitar offers bright highs and strong mids and hence compliments my existing Dreadnought."
United Kingdom
on 08/03/2020
"I was looking for a black lefthanded electroacoustic guitar for a long time and I have to say that it was very limited range of products at my price range. Ok, I have to admit that this went over my budget but when I saw it it felt I had to get this awesome piece of a guitar! It sounds perfect, looks even better live than in pics! Only thing that conserned me was that this guitar was supposed to come with Shadow L4020 stereo preamp, instead it came with Fishman Ink3 (?). I guess there is not many guitars like this in which makes this feel even more unique!"
on 30/10/2018
"I am a beginner and went for this professional guitar because it felt "just right" in my hands... i loved the sound depth and the fit and finish. Hope to go a long way with this guitar"
on 22/12/2017