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Enrico Bottelli of Voghera in Italy

  • Year:

    June 2013 - number 238

  • Body:

    East Indian rosewood - with particularly beautiful and unusual figuring on the back. Maple and cocobolo purflings and rosewood bindings.
    The body shape and strutting system is of Hermann Hauser 1938.

  • Front:

    Aged European spruce cut in 1984 - a beautiful silky top carrying one of Enrico's beautiful mosaic rosettes, rosewood bridge with mosaic-decorated tie-block. Purflings of ebony, maple, rosewood and cocobolo.

  • Tuners:

    Waverly Sloane with stippled bronze side-plates and snakewood buttons.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    52mm at the nut with 42.5 mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1580 grams

  • Condition:

    New. All shellac french-polished.
    Stunningly handsome and with every detail precise.

  • Comments:

    Enrico Bottelli guitars are renowned for highest level of craftsmanship combined with well-balanced refinement of sound and outstanding physical beauty
    This instrument has strong influence from late 1930's Hausers with both depth of bass, clarity and purity of treble. Finding a variety of tone colours comes with ease as does playability and response to vibrato.
    With limited output to achieve this build standard, such guitars are not easy to come across and we are delighted to receive two of his fine guitars each year.

    Enrico Bottelli - Click here to find out more about this maker

  • Price:
    Sold July 2013. Please enquire for the next available new one.
    + 44 (0) 1732 453 523 Contact via Email

+ 44 (0) 1732 453 523

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