Stephen Hill - La Herradura, Spain

  • Year:

    2017 - number 219. Labelled, signed, dated and numbered by the maker. Also stamped and signed internally.

  • Body:

    Madagascan rosewood (dalbergia baronii) - pre-convention timber, with dark attractive colour and figuring with double-line purfling and back centre-strip.
    Body length:- 486mm.
    Top bout:- 278 mm wide & 95 mm deep.
    Waist:- 238 mm & 98 mm deep.
    Bottom bout:- 363 mm wide & 98 mm deep.
    Shellac french-polished.

  • Front:

    Canadian cedar - of excellent quality with fine-grain and plenty of medullary ray figuring, fan-strutting, rosewood bridge with bone-framed tie-block capping and double-line purfling. Shellac french-polished

  • Tuners:

    Peroni with patterned brass side-plates and black buttons.

  • Scale:

    65cm scale with 19 frets on an ebony fingerboard

  • Neck Width:

    53 mm at the nut with 42.5mm string spacing

  • Weight:

    1520 grams

  • Condition:

    As new - (I find just a couple of very small marks on the front) All shellac french-polished.

  • Comments:

    Here is a strong-sounding instrument from Stephen Hill. Although a Granada-style, fan-strutted guitar, it appears to have a volume and projection very similar to Stephen's very popular lattice-braced instruments. With low air resonance between F & F#, this has a warm and deep bass, plentiful middle range and strong, projecting 1st string. The cedar gives a warmth of sound yet the treble has clarity and sparkle. All together resulting in a guitar that impresses and is comfortable to play, therefore highly recommended.

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