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1968 Ignacio Fleta CD/IN

  Specifications
Year
1968
Top
Cedar
Back & Sides
Indian Rosewood
Scale Length
650 mm
Nut width
53 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
Spain
Condition
Excellent
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 his instruments (the most notable champions would be Andres Segovia, John Williams, Angel Romero, Turibio Santos, Alirio Diaz and Marcelo Kayath to name but just a few).

  Description

This instrument from 1968 was built during Fleta’s great cedar period. The sound is absolutely magical, powerful and rich. It has unusually good separation of voices even when playing chordal passages. Balance is perfect, and it has...

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