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2021 Luigi Locatto SP/CSAR

- SKU: GUCLLOC-07510B
  Specifications
Year
2021
Top
Spruce
Back & Sides
CSA Rosewood
Scale Length
650 mm
Nut width
52 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
Italy
Condition
New
Exchange
ExchangePlus
Luthier
LUIGI LOCATTO
  Background

Luigi Locatto has been building guitars for the last 25 years out of Turin, in northern Italy. In addition to making guitars, he is also a guitarist and teacher. His artisty as a luthier has attracted several top collectors for restoration work which has allowed him access to some of the most prized vintage instruments in the world. His restoration work has prompted him to build replicas of many instruments, and he has made copies of Panormo, Lacote, Simplicio, Garcia, Torres, Fleta, Hauser and Ramirez. He credits Torres, Garcia and Simplicio in particular as his most important influences. Although his foundation in style is rooted in these traditional makers, particularly with regard to tone color and expression, he is at the same time attentive to contemporary concerns, primarily in ensuring that his instruments have the improved power, projection and balance that modern concert artists require.

  Description

This absolutely breathtaking and meticulously built guitar is Locatto’s own design. Structurally, some elements are taken from the work of Miguel Simplicio (the son and successor of Francisco Simplicio) primarily with regard to...

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