Antonio Marin Montero of Granada

  • Year:

    1999 - number 525. Labelled, signed, numbered, dated and signed by the maker.

  • Body:

    Spanish cypress of beautiful, straight-grained quality with simple and tasteful back centre-strip, purflings and bindings.
    Body length:- 488mm.
    Top bout:- 283 mm wide & 92 mm deep.
    Waist:- 235 mm & 94 mm deep.
    Bottom bout:- 372 mm wide & 93 mm deep.
    Shellac french-polished.

  • Front:

    European spruce - an absolutely superb silky top with lots of medullary rays all over. With Antonio's 'old' rosette, clear golpeador, rosewood bridge with bone-edged tie-block capping.

  • Tuners:

    Traditional wooden peg-head - rosewood pegs with pearl dots.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    52 mm at the nut.

  • Weight:

    1258 grams - extremely light!

  • Condition:

    This lovely instrument is in extremely good, original condition; no repairs, no cracks and original polish. It is in nearly mint condition - just a few very small marks.

  • Comments:

    Antonio Marin Montero from Granada is widely accepted as one of the great flamenco makers (as well as for classicals). This peg-head blanca is absolutely lovely with superb materials and in stunning, original condition. The sound is truly flamenco with depth and a quick, penetrating treble quality. The set-up is also excellent offering comfortable playing. Highly recommended.

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  • Price:
    Sold April 2017.
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