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Flamenco guitar Francisco Barba 1977

This flamenco guitar has been made by the great luthier Francisco Barba in 1977. He is regarded as one of the best guitar makers ever and his guitars have been (and are) praised and used by some of the best guitarists in the world: Niño de Pura, Manuel Molina, Rafael Riqueni, Pepe Habichuela… and so many others.

The different woods in this flamenco guitar are of the top existing quality. The top are made of canadian cedar has a totally straight and even grain, which is quite accentuated. The back and sides are made of cypress wood, whose beauty and quality are simply magnificent.

The sound emerging from this guitar possesses some special features and nuances, where the flamenco touch from this luthier can be definitely found. Its quality sound is really amazing, this is undoubtedly one of the finest guitars we have ever seen from this maker, a perfect balance between basses and trebles and an incredibly flamenco timbre that sublimely combines power and volume with quality and perfect pitch with that particular “dry” and “hollow” sound, typical in the best flamenco guitars.

The tension of this flamenco guitar is medium. The height of the strings in the fingerboard and saddle is very balanced, providing us with a high level of comfort for both hands, as well as simplicity for the performance itself.

The condition of this flamenco guitar is excellent and completely original, without any crack or repair whatsoever.

Price6,800.00

Out of stock

Additional Information
Year

1977

Top

Canadian cedar

Back and sides

Cypress

Scale length

655 mm

Finish

French polish

Tuners

Mechanic

String height 12th fret

2.7 mm

Saddle height

8.4 mm

Nut width

54 mm

Dist. between 1st-6th string at the nut

41 mm

Dist. between 1st-6th string at the saddle

58 mm

Weight

1400 gr

Condition

Excellent – original

Included case

Prado brown or black

Optional case (plus 500 €)

BAM Panther 8002XLB Hightech

Video recorded with strings

Luthier Set 20 (nylon trebles)

Availability

SOLD

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