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1978 Alhambra Classical Guitar Model 11C with Original Case

Here we have a lovely, exceptionally clean “Time Capsule” rarely played and carefully stored for the past 20 + years!
1978 Alhambra 11C


1978 Alhambra  11C Classical Guitar with Original Hard Case (Pre-owned)


Here we have a lovely, exceptionally clean “Time Capsule” rarely played and carefully stored for the past 20 + years. Includes from the original owner, capo, string winder, dampit humidifier, Alhambra instructions, the sales receipt from Ivor Mairants dated 7/7/78 & the faded burgundy hard case sold with the guitar!

The top is Western red cedar which is a softer soundboard, is perfectly matched to a classcal player's desired response and tone. The fingerboard is African ebondy for a bright, fast note response, matched to a bone nut and saddle and the neck is Spanish cedar with ebony reinforcement. Traditionally speaking, matching the cedar top to solid East Indian rosewood back and sides provides the lush sound demanded from a nylon stringed instrument. The inlays are wood, and the finish is fine lacquer.


• Top:  Western Red cedar
• Back & Sides: Solid East Indian Rosewood
• Neck: Spanish Cedar with ebony reinforcement
• Nut: Bone
• Bridge: Rosewood
• Nut Width: 52mm
• Scale Length: 650mm
• Fingerboard: Ebony
• Finish: Lacquer


Includes Original hardshell case


SKU 1978-11C
Brand Alhambra
Top Solid Red Cedar
Back Solid Indian Rosewood
Sides Solid Indian Rosewwod
Fingerboard Ebony
Bridge Rosewood
Nut Width 52mm
Scale Length 650mm
Neck Spanish Cedar
Machine Heads Deluxe Gold with White Pearl Buttons
Finish Gloss lacquer


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