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1964 Ignacio Fleta SP/IN

  Specifications
Year
1964
Top
Spruce
Back & Sides
Indian Rosewood
Scale Length
650 mm
Nut width
52 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
Spain
Condition
Very Good
Case
Yes
Exchange
ExchangePlus
Luthier
IGNACIO FLETA
  Background

For performers and collectors alike, the name Ignacio Fleta (1897-1977) ranks among the elite handful of 20th century luthiers. His colorful guitar-making career spanned nearly half a century and his legacy has continued to the present day, with the instruments of his two sons Gabriel and Francisco, and now grandson Gabriel Jr. Countless scores of the finest players in the world have played these instruments, including Andres Segovia, John Williams, Angel Romero, Turibio Santos, Alirio Diaz and Marcelo Kayath to name just but a few.

  Description

In typical Fleta fashion for this period, this example from 1964 features a spruce soundboard with Indian rosewood back sides. As expected, the sound is incredible – deep and complex with huge dynamic range and balance. It also has...

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