José Romanillos & Son - Semley. Signed by both father and son on the label and under the soundboard.

  • Year:

    2013 - named 'Sol de Invierno' (winter sun)

  • Body:

    East Indian rosewood with broad, boxwood and maple purflings to back and sides. The back is in 4-piece format as commonly done by the makers. All shellac french-polished.
    Body length:- 485 mm.
    Top bout:- 275 mm wide & 94 mm deep.
    Waist:- 236 mm
    Bottom bout:- 365 mm wide & 97 mm deep.

  • Front:

    European spruce, full of character, also in 4-piece format, with the famous 'moorish arches' rosette and slim, rosewood bridge with 3 holes per string and tie-block top decoration.

  • Tuners:

    Reichl - Lansdorfer pattern with white mother-of-pearl buttons, mounted on a rosewood-faced head with centre-strip decoration.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    52 mm at the nut with 45mm string spacing

  • Weight:

    1564 grams

  • Condition:

    Made just last year, it is in lovely original condition with just a couple of small marks only. All shellac french-polished.

  • Comments:

    Romanillos instruments need little introduction of course and those who have ordered one, have a long time to wait.
    This one is a fine, responsive guitar with a particularly clear, singing treble and very good overall balance. It is set up very well and is therefore comfortable to play. It has been played in the time since it was purchased so is nicely opened but will for sure further develop with more playing.
    A fine instrument and a rare buying opportunity.

    José Luis Romanillos - Click here to find out more about this maker

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

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