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1967 Manuel Reyes SP/CY (ex Antonio Rey)

Year 1967
Top Spruce
Back & Sides Cypress
Scale Length 656 mm
Nut width 51 mm
Finish French Polish
Country Spain
Luthier Manuel Reyes
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Description

This guitar is easy to play and has all the richness necessary for solo performing. It was previously owned by Antonio Rey, who used it on his Grammy-Award winning album "Flamenco Sin Fronteras". A letter from Antonio Rey attesting to this accompanies this instrument. The tone of this instrument is sweet, beautiful and lyrical while retaining the bite and energy of flamenco: when playing melodically, it sings like a human voice, but also awakens with a tremendous bark when pushed harder. The strong, voice-like trebles are balanced by it’s big low-end that is full but not boomy. As sweet as the tone is, it still has the aggressive response when pushed in the right direction - rasguedos in particular are quite explosive and powerful. Playability is super easy, with easy, soft action. It's a very lightweight instrument, very much in the style of the great mid-century flamencos. Condition is excellent with no repairs or cracks - only the some expected wear in the finish on a guitar that is over half a century old. Fantastic example from this legendary maker.

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