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Sale: 23rd March 2014

Lot 54: A Fine Classical Guitar by Marcelo Barbero, Madrid 1950


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£10,000 - £12,000

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This is an archive lot from a previous sale. Please contact us if you are looking to purchase or sell a similar instrument. Brompton's will be happy to guide you through the process and discuss the best options available to you.

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20% buyers premium only


Spruce soundboard with Brazilian rosewood back and sides


Labelled: Marcelo Barbero, Constructor, Madrid ano 19(50), Ministriles 6. Label signed by the maker, with a further makers stamp to the label and neck-block.


by Marcelo Barbero


String length: 660mm


Excellent original condition (including the finish), except: many soundboard repairs and one well repaired side crack. It may have also been converted from wooden tuning pegs to mechanical tuners. Sold with a pre-CITES licence. A CITES licence can also be obtained for buyers outside the EU. Please see a member of Brompton's staff for further information. *


In hard case

Sale Information

Sale Date

3:00pm, Sunday 23rd March 2014

Sale Location

The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BS