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Paco (Francisco) Santiago Marin of Granada

  • Year:

    2009 - number 252. 1a concert model.

  • Body:

    East Indian rosewood - of very high quality, aged, straight-grained, dark in colour and like glass as raw timber. All shellac french-polished.

  • Front:

    European spruce of fine, silky quality, with even grain width and carrying a rosewood bridge and well-recognised rosette of the maker.

  • Tuners:

    Schaller or Schaller look-alikes with white buttons.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    52mm at the nut with 42 mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1595 grams

  • Condition:

    In original condition with some minor playing and handling marks on the front all of which is quite superficial i.e mainly in the polish.

  • Comments:

    This concert model was made for us in 2009 and is now a reluctant sale by its owner.
    Paco Santiago Marin will not make this model for most people. It is actually very similar to his 30th Anniversario in construction, materials (except Rodgers tuners) and sound quality. In either case, Paco uses the finest materials for us. He has some really excellent tops and particularly prefers to use Indian rosewood of which he has very good quality. They are amongst the most refined guitars made in Granada and have impressive power and projection. They have a rounded sound even when new and a great quality of offering a wide range of dynamic response and tone colour variation. Altogether this makes them very musical instruments and immediately impressive concert guitars. We collect every completed guitar from the maker and enjoy a strong relationship with him which all goes to ensuring the best possible construction and sound qualities.

    Paco Santiago Marin - Click here to find out more about this maker

  • Price:
    Sold August 2014
    + 44 (0) 1732 453 523 Contact via Email

+ 44 (0) 1732 453 523

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