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Sergei de Jonge Classical Guitar Natural, 1980

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This Sergei de Jonge Classical guitar was built during 1980 in Toronto, following de Jonge’s return to Canada from a year in Holland and creation of a new workshop.

Having learned guitar building in Toronto during the years 1969 to 1971 from Jean Larrivee and Edgar Monch via Eli Kassner, and then a year with Patt Lister in Collingwood, this de Jonge classical shows these strong influences. The top is lightly figured Sitka Spruce, the sides, back, bridge and head plate are Indian Rosewood, the body blocks and neck are Mahogany, and the fingerboard is Ebony. The tie-block trim, saddle and nut are bone. In many ways it is quite similar to Larrivee models of the time.

This example of Sergei de Jonge classical guitars is in overall very good condition with only light play wear. As expected after 40 years of use, it has some light fingernail markings below the treble strings and a few small marks behind the tie-block. There are some light scuffs on the back, and very light fret wear. This guitar plays well and has a well-developed voice.

A black hard shell case is included.


 

Price: $4,000.00 CAD
  • Model: Classical
  • Year: 1980
  • Finish Gloss Natural
  • Class: Vintage
  • Country of Origin: Canada
  • Condition: Good
  • Date Posted: 11/06/2022

  • Consignment Item

  • Including Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.136lbs 1.88kg
  • Scale Length: 646mm 25.43in
  • Nut Width: 53.77mm 2.117in
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