Fritz Ober

Details

Year: 2007 Top: Spruce
Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood Scale Length: 650 mm
Nut Width: 52 mm Finish: French Polish
Country: Germany Condition: Excellent
Case: Yes Exchange Policy: ExchangePlus

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ITEM: 06890
AVAILABILITY: Out of Stock
Price: $10,000.00

Description

Over the last several years, Fritz Ober has been building some of the best Torres/Hauser style guitars available. In our opinion, this maker stands in his own right as one of the great young contemporary guitar makers in the world. His workmanship, choice of materials, and quality of sound are not just outstanding but nearly unmatched and attention to detail is astounding. Playability is excellent. The sound is clear, focused and powerful.

This gorgeous instrument from Ober is in great condition with no cracks or repairs - only some finish work to give the guitar a refreshed look - likely to remove wear. The looseness, transparency, balance, and inner chordal harmony make this guitar sound much more like an instrument that has been aging for 50-60 years. As with Ober's guitars the sound is quite complex, with a harmonically-rich texture that gives it a very intriguing, mysterious quality. Overall, a top-level concert and recording instrument for the discriminating performer.

Orfeo article on Hauser III, Blochinger and Ober

Luthier Bio: Fritz Ober