1998 Manuel Contreras II 1a Especial concert classical guitar.


Make: Manuel Contreras II
Model: 1a Especial Concert Classical Classical Guitar
Model Year:  1998
Top: Canadian Cedar
Back & Sides: Brazilian figured wood
Scale: 650mm
Nut: 52mm
Finish: French polish
Tuners: Fustero
Country: Spain
Condition: Used - Excellent
Location: USA

 

1998 Manuel Contreras II 1a Especial concert classical guitar.

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1998 Manuel Contreras II 1a Especial concert classical guitar.

4,950.00

Make: Manuel Contreras II
Model: 1a Especial Concert Classical Classical Guitar
Model Year:  1998
Top: Canadian Cedar
Back & Sides: Brazilian figured wood
Scale: 650mm
Nut: 52mm
Finish: French polish
Tuners: Fustero
Country: Spain
Condition: Used - Excellent
Location: USA

 

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In 1962 Manuel Contreras I (1928-1994) open his own workshop. Initially his fame rested on the fact that he was craftsman in the Jose Ramirez III shop that made the first guitar that Andrés Segovia bought from Jose Ramirez III in 1960. Building under his own name he earned a reputation as one of the finest and most innovative luthiers in Spain, a tradition that his son, Manuel Contreras II (1957-2011) continued until his death. 

This 1a Especial concert classical guitar was made by Manuel Contreras II. It has been well cared for, and aside from some on some light light scratches in its finish, and a string burn on the treble side of the bride. The guitar is set up well, and easy and and comfortable to play. This guitar is priced to sell.