PRICE: £2,499 (inc gigbag)


TYPE: Double-cutaway, solidbody electric

BODY: Obeche with AAA thin maple top

NECK: Quarter-sawn roasted maple, medium C profile, bolt-on

SCALE LENGTH: 648mm (25.5”)

NUT/WIDTH: Graph Tech Tusq/42.7mm

FINGERBOAR­D: Roasted maple, 6mm black dot inlays (w/ blue Luminlay side dots), 254-356mm (10-14”) radius

FRETS: 22, medium jumbo

HARDWARE: 2-post Gotoh 510 vibrato, Gotoh rear-locking tuners – chrome-plated


ELECTRICS: Cream T Polaris covered humbucker (bridge) w/ Polaris single coils (middle & neck), 5-way lever pickup selector switch, master volume, master tone (with pull-switch coil-split for bridge humbucker),‘Hot’ switch (direct out bridge pickup)

WEIGHT (kg/lb): 3.21/7.1

OPTIONS: Rosewood fingerboar­d, HSH pickup configurat­ion. The Polaris will be available with pickup swapping (hardtail only) later this year. It can be custom-ordered as the ‘Crème de la Crème’ model with your choice of woods, hardware, custom inlays, stainless steel frets, etc (£POA)

RANGE OPTIONS: Cream T’s other current models include the Aurora Custom (£2,499) and the Aurora BFGT2 (£2,999); both are available with or without pickup swapping

LEFT-HANDERS: Not currently

FINISHES: Sirius Blue (as reviewed), Antares Red, Black Hole Burst, Terra Burst – coloured gloss polyuretha­ne body; satin natural acrylic neck

PROS Crisp build and clean design; excellent neck shape and feel; top-class hardware with sounds to match; a very well turned out guitar!

CONS Derivative design that lacks the innovation and originalit­y of previous Cream T models

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