2006 model AF 25
Indian rosewood, straight-grained. All french polished.
European spruce which is evenly, finely grained and with a good silky appearance - lots of medullary. French-polished.
High-end Fusteros with engraved, brass side-plates and white buttons.
52 mm at the nut
Belonging to a known, professional player, this Conde has been kept in beautiful condition, given the extent that it has been played and used in concerts. There are no bad marks or scratches - only a small amount of very minor playing marks.
This is a Conde negra of exceptional quality - a special that had to be prized out of the hands of Felipe Conde after several days of pursuading, haggling and time spent at the bar! It appears to be one of the few that are all french polished and with a front from a reserved set of spruce that was of the same cut as on one of Paco de Lucia's best Condes - it has a distinctive change in colouring in the centre that is noticeably the same.
The sound of the guitar is very Flamenco; loud and aggressive - listen to the mp3 sample. At the same time the action is incredibly low offering extreme comfort which is so vital for lengthy performances. So - a really outstanding flamenco negra of a calibre so often the choice of the serious professional. Has to be tried to truly appreciate its quality.
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