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Ramirez 1a Long Scale Classical Guitar Cedar Top Brazilian, 1967

Ramirez 1a Long Scale Classical Guitar Cedar Top Brazilian, 1967

Here we have a Ramirez 1a Long Scale classical guitar built during 1967, during the ‘golden era’ of Jose Ramirez III’s leadership of the Ramirez workshop at Concepcion Jeronima No. 2 in Madrid, Spain. This well-used instrument features a long scale of 664mm or 26.14 inches, intended to provide increased volume and projection for the professional concert performer.  With Jose Ramirez III leading the workshop, this Ramirez 1a Long Scale has the initials CLL on the slipper foot. Its construction defines the tradition that countless other builders follow, with the slipper foot join integrating the sides and neck for maximum resonance and response.

Vintage
Price: $4850 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez Elite 650a Tradicional Spruce and Madagascar Rosewood, 1995

‼️Reduced‼️ Ramirez Elite 650a Tradicional Spruce and Madagascar Rosewood, 1995

The Ramirez Elite is a rare piece, hand built at the Ramirez shop in Madrid in very limited quantities with the finest materials and top quality craftsmanship. Based on the Centenario model that commemorated the hundredth anniversary of Ramirez family guitar building, the Elite uses the same quality of materials and ornamentation. As with many other models, the Ramirez Elite is offered with either a German Spruce (A) or Red Cedar top paired with Madagascar Rosewood for the sides, back, head plate and bridge.

Used
Price: $10999.99 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Ramirez FL2 Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2006

❌SOLD❌ Ramirez FL2 Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 2006

The Ramirez FL2 flamenco blanca is a traditional Flamenco Blanca model, built to provide brilliant, percussive and loud rhythms at brisk tempos. This model, and its new replacement the Estudio Flamenco are the only ‘Student’ Flamenco guitars offered by Ramirez. Flamenco is now very professional and formalized, but at its roots a folk style combining highly expressive, rhythmic percussion and melody using voice, dance, hand claps, finger snaps and guitars.

Used
Price: $1849 CAD

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Ramirez Conservatorio Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 2014

Ramirez Conservatorio Cedar Top Classical Guitar, 2014

Here’s something unusual – a Ramirez Conservatorio Cedar top classical guitar, with ‘Fiddle Edge’ construction, Red Cedar top, Indian Rosewood for the back and sides, and SPR style bracing. The Ramirez Conservatorio Cedar Top Concert Classical guitar represents a major development in classical guitar design from Amalia Ramírez, with unique use of ‘fiddle edge’ construction. The Conservatorio uses the same advanced 8 fan brace pattern as the SPR but a unique system for gluing the top and backs to the rims and no internal linings are used!

Used
Price: $4950 CAD
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Sold! Jose Romero Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 1995

Sold!  Jose Romero Flamenco Blanca Guitar, 1995

This Jose Romero Flamenco Blanca guitar was built during 1995 at Romero’s shop in Madrid in the pattern of traditional Flamenco instruments. Jose Romero was born in Baeza (Jaén) during 1954 but his family soon moved to Madrid, and aside from his compulsory military service, has lived and worked there since. In 1968 Romero enrolled as an apprentice with José Ramírez.

Used
Price: $3800 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Jose Romero Flamenco Negra Guitar, 1996

❌SOLD❌ Jose Romero Flamenco Negra Guitar, 1996

This Jose Romero Flamenco Negra example is signed and dated to 1996, and combines a Spruce top with Indian Rosewood for the back sides headplate and bridge. The Rosewood set used for the sides and back has a more pronounced figure due to being flat-sawn rather than quarter-sawn. As traditional on this type of instrument, the neck is Cedro – Spanish Cedar – with Ebony for the fingerboard.

Used
Price: $2300 CAD

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