Andrew Maer of Alhaurin de la Torre, Malaga.

  • Year:

    2000. Labelled, signed and dated by the maker.

  • Body:

    Indian rosewood - good, straight-grained timber with simple boxwood purfling.
    Body length:- 480mm.
    Top bout:- 273 mm wide & 90 mm deep.
    Waist:- 233 mm & 92 mm deep.
    Bottom bout:- 362 mm wide & 96 mm deep.
    All shellac french-polished.

  • Front:

    European spruce - a good quality, silky top with even grain width, carrying an attractive, hand-made concentric ring rosette containing various woods in their natural colours. Rosewood bridge with bone saddle and bone-edged tie-block.

  • Tuners:

    Rubner with plain side-plates, white rollers and square, perloid buttons mounted on a rosewood-faced head.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard.

  • Neck Width:

    52mm at the nut with 42 mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1510 grams

  • Condition:

    This guitar is in very pleasing condition - apart from one significant mark, down the bottom of the front and visible in the photo, there are just small marks here and there.

  • Comments:

    Andrew Maer is an Englishman who lived and made guitars in the Malaga area. Quite a few of his instruments came into the UK and were sold to or via friends and acquaintances in Kent and were also sold through the guitar centres in Bristol and London. They were always good musical instruments sold at very reasonable price.
    Made in a very uncomplicated pattern their sound character is traditional with pleasing balance, warm yet clear sound and good playability.
    Here then is a hand-made guitar with good materials, good sound and playability at a very low price.

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  • Price:
    Sold April 2019
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