Sale: 23rd March 2014

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

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Estimates

£10,000 - £12,000


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VAT & IMPORT TAX

20% buyers premium only

Description

Spruce soundboard with Brazilian rosewood back and sides

Label

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.

Maker

by Marcelo Barbero

Dimensions

String length: 660mm

Condition

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. *

Footnotes

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