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Flamenco guitar Miguel Rodríguez 1976

This flamenco guitar was made by the legendary guitar maker Miguel Rodríguez in his workshop, located in 15 Alfaros Street (Córdoba) in 1976. His guitars are objects of desire for collectors and performers all around the world because of both its meticulous construction and the personality they have.

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. Miguel Rodríguez was extremely selective as regards the choice of the woods for the guitar making. He always seeked for nothing but excellence in acoustics and beauty, which can be appreciated in every single guitar he made all along his career.

The sound of this guitar is simply spectacular. It has that particular timbre, so characteristic, distinguishing all his guitars. The bourdons are hoarse and deep, with a somewhat “hollow” sound which we curiously find in its trebles, too. This enhances and counterbalances the overall qualities brilliantly. The “rasgueos” whit this guitar are just unbeatable: crystal-clear, broken and bright, but also with this maturity acquired as years go by.

The tension is medium, very comfortable for both hands, due to the reduced height of strings in the saddle and fingerboard.

The condition of this flamenco guitar is very good and completely original, it only has two superficial small cracks on the top: One on the external and wider side of the top ; the other one, in the lower part of the bridge. None of them require any repair whatsoever, due to both cracks being such minor ones.

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Year

1976

Top

Canadian cedar

Back and sides

Cypress

Scale length

665 mm

Finish

French polish

Tuners

Mechanic

String height 12th fret

2.4 mm

Saddle height

7.6 mm

Nut width

54 mm

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

46 mm

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

60 mm

Weight

1400 gr

Condition

Very good – 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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