Arcangel Fernandez

Details

Year: 1961 Top: Spruce
Back & Sides: Cypress Scale Length: 660 mm
Nut Width: 51 mm Finish: French Polish
Country: Spain Condition: Excellent
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ITEM: 06858
AVAILABILITY: On Hold

Description

This guitar was made by Arcangel Fernandez, one of the best Spanish luthiers of flamenco guitars in latter half of the twentieth century. Like his master Marcelo Barbero, Arcangel's work has played an integral role in defining the archetypal flamenco guitar. This example from 1961 is one of the more lightweight examples we have seen of his work, and subsequently has a very strong, booming sound, with lightning-fast response. The basses have impressive richness and body, and the trebles have a beautiful, singing, "lyrical" quality. It is in fantastic, crack-free condition, which is remarkable for an instrument of this vintage. Playability is superb with low action and an elegantly shaped, easy neck. Extremely desirable in all ways - to the performer and collector alike.