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Alhambra Crossover CS3-S-E8 Cedar and Rosewood Natural, 2020

Alhambra Crossover CS3-S-E8 Cedar and Rosewood Natural, 2020

Built by one of Spain’s larger makers, the Alhambra Crossover CS3-S-E8 is aimed at players generally from the steel string world who need a cutaway, crowned fingerboard and a pickup system. The ‘Crossover’ concept is a relatively new development for the nylon-string world and appeals to many players, particularly those in Latin Jazz genres who need to amplify their instruments.

Used
Price: $2,000.00 CAD
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Contreras Guitarreria Classical Guitar Natural, 1969

Contreras Guitarreria Classical Guitar Natural, 1969

Seen here is an M G Contreras Guitarreria classical guitar from 1969, bringing with it some Spanish guitar history. Manuel G Contreras – Manuel I – was born in Madrid in 1928 and developed good woodworking and cabinetry skills. In 1959, he received and apprenticeship invitation from Jose Ramirez III, which he accepted. By 1962 he had learned enough to set up an independent shop at Calle de Mayor 80 in Madrid, where he earned a reputation for excellent quality, creative and innovative work, introducing early double tops and backs.

Vintage
Price: $1,800.00 CAD
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Ramirez 130 Anos Classical Guitar, 2015

Ramirez 130 Anos Classical Guitar, 2015

Amalia Ramírez has created the new Ramirez 130 Anos model as a Limited Edition which will be built during the five years from 2012-2017, celebrating the 130th Anniversary of the Ramirez workshop! It is based on the model E series guitars, originally conceived by Jose Ramirez III. This instrument features all solid wood construction, a complex asymmetrical 6-fan top strut pattern, a unique custom soundhole mosaic rosette, custom top marquetry perimeter and custom Ramirez label.

Used
Price: $2,050.00 CAD
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Ramirez 1a Flamenco Blanca, 1969

Ramirez 1a Flamenco Blanca, 1969

This Ramirez 1a Flamenco Blanca is a wonderful rarity, built and signed by Antonio Martínez Ortega, one of Jose Ramirez III’s top craftsmen, during 1969.

Vintage
Price: $4,950.00 CAD
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José Ramirez 1a Traditional Professional Concert Classical

José Ramirez 1a Traditional Professional Concert Classical

The concert-grade Ramirez Traditional Professional 1a Model is the “benchmark guitar” for tone and quality for Maestros, performers and Master-Luthiers world-wide. Considered by many to be the Ultimate Concert guitar, the traditional is available in Red Cedar top and by special order in German Spruce top. The Ramirez 1a Professional is built with Indian Rosewood back and sides. We also offer it in artist-grade Madagascar Rosewood back and sides.

New
Price: $10,390.00 CAD
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Alhambra Luthier Aniversario Cedar and Ziricote

Alhambra Luthier Aniversario Cedar and Ziricote

The Alhambra Luthier Aniversario is at the top of the line, featuring Ziricote for the sides, back, bridge and head plate, and either Red Cedar or Spruce for the ‘Japanese House’ braced top. The Alhambra Luthier Aniversario line was introduced in 2015 for Alhambra’s 50th anniversary. Built in Muro de Alcoy alongside other models, the Alhambra Luthier Aniversario is built in the traditional Spanish style, with the Ziricote sides tying into the Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata, which is neither Spanish or a Cedar) neck block.

New
Price: $4,689.00 CAD
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