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Lot 194: An English Guitar, attributed to J. Longman, London circa 1800

Estimates

£1,000 - £1,500

VAT & Import Tax

20% buyers premium only

Label

Spruce soundboard; ebony bridge with applied moustachios; paper-lined flamed maple back and sides with inked-on purfling; one piece neck, head, and heel; rosewood fingerboard with bone frets; original pegs

Maker

attributed to J Longman

Dimensions

String length: 580mm

Condition

Numerous cracks to the soundboard, soundboard dipped, extensive woodworm damage. *

Footnotes

In the opinion of our consultant, these guitars were originally tuned to a C Major chord, in the manner of English guitars from the same period.

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