Stefan Nitschke of Marburg, Germany.

  • Year:

    2016 - 'La Bernicia'. Labelled, dated, named and signed by the maker.

  • Body:

    East Indian rosewood - very attractive, well-aged, straight-grained timber with Hauser-style purfling, rosewood bindings and back centre-strip. All shellac french-polished to high standard.
    Body length:- 483 mm.
    Top bout:- 281 mm wide & 96 mm deep.
    Waist:- 234 mm & 98 mm deep
    Bottom bout:- 365 mm wide & 97 mm deep.

  • Front:

    Superb European bearclaw spruce - having a characterful, silky top with lots of bearclaw and medullary rays showing it to be well-quarter-sawn. Attractive Hauser-style rosette with fine details, matching purflings and rosewood bridge with mother-of-pearl tie-block cap.

  • Tuners:

    Klaus Scheller with plain brass Hauser-shaped side-plates, white rollers and white buttons mounted on a rosewood-faced head.

  • Scale:

    65cm with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    52 mm at the nut with 42.5 mm string spacing.

  • Weight:

    1554 grams

  • Condition:

    New. All shellac french-polished. Looking very precise and handsome.

  • Comments:

    Stefan Nitschke is a young German maker (and professional level guitarist) who has had practical guidance from Gerhard Oldiges and is producing finely-crafted instruments. This one is clearly a Hauser I model; not just in appearance but also in sound. With a primary air resonance around F#, the guitar has a deep, resonant bass combined with a clear, singing treble and good volume throughout.
    This is the sixth we have bought from this maker; the previous ones were much-admired. A very fine, refined instrument at very competitive price.

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  • Price:
    Sold January 2017. Please enquire for the next available.
    + 44 (0) 1732 453 523 Contact via Email

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