This flamenco guitar was made by the master luthier Domingo Esteso´s nephews in the emblematic workshop in 7 Gravina Street. This workshop was owned by Faustino and Mariano Conde. Lots of great performers have been in this workshop. For example, Paco de Lucía, Melchor de Marchena, Niño Ricardo, Cepero, Pepe Habichuela, and so many others.
This flamenco guitar is a special order from the guitarist and flamenco expert Joaquín Rojas to Conde workshop. This unique instrument has been made with top quality woods.
Is made of excellent woods, impossible to obtain nowadays. Brazilian rosewood for back and sides, with a chocolate tone and a beautiful fabric, as well as canadian cedar top, also with a straight and even grain endorse the quality of this guitar with plenty of quality and character, typical of Hermanos Conde in that time.
The sound of this guitar is excellent and a very accentuated flamenco character. The basses are unbelievably strong and deep, the trebles are sweet and clear, with an unmatchable sustain and projection. The harmonics it releases are truly magic. It is definitely a perfect sound, which makes us understand the respect and admiration that this firm gets from the guitar world.
This flamenco guitar has got medium tension, and a perfectly balanced height of strings in the saddle and fingerboard, providing the guitarist with a high degree of comfort for both hands, as well as an easy performance.
The condition of this flamenco guitar is excellent and original. It only has a small fissure, located on a lower spot of the back, almost invisible to eyesight. In any case, it is perfectly repaired and backed up in the attached images.
|Back and sides|
|String height 12th fret|
|Dist. between 1st-6th string at the nut|
|Dist. between 1st-6th string at the saddle|
Excellent – original
Prado brown or black
|Optional case (plus 500 €)|
BAM Panther 8002XLB Hightech
|Video recorded with strings|
Luthier Set 30 (nylon trebles)