A six string Classical Guitar by Hermann Hauser II, Reisbach, Bavaria, 1959, No. 661 (2)
Lot 2
A six string Classical Guitar by Hermann Hauser II, Reisbach, Bavaria, 1959, No. 661
(2)
Sold for £32,450 (US$ 41,987) inc. premium

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A six string Classical Guitar by Hermann Hauser II, Reisbach, Bavaria, 1959, No. 661 (2)
A six string Classical Guitar by Hermann Hauser II, Reisbach, Bavaria, 1959, No. 661
Labelled by the maker, Hermann Hauser, Kunstwerkstatte fur Intrumentenbau, Siten-Spinnerei, 1959, Reisbach/Vils Length of back 485mm (19 1/8in) overall length 978mm, the back and ribs of vibrant rosewood with green and white marginal inlay decoration, the table of narrow grain, widening on the flanks, with exuberant concentric soundhole decoration, the open head with matching purfling decoration and machine turners and rollers, well preserved, in case. (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar later example is illustrated in 'The Classical Guitar; The Complete History', Outline Press, London, 1997, p. 60-61.

    The above maker was favoured by Julian Bream CBE and Pepe Romero, along with many other notable players.
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