Spanish Flamenco Guitar, Antonio Ariza, Granada, c. 1960, labeled ANTONIO ARIZA, CONSTRUCTOR DE GUITARRAS, CUESTA DE GOMEREZ, 33, GRANADA, width of lower bout 14 1/2 in., with case.
minor dings and scratches on top, fret wear, general good condition. the top is made of pine or spruce; and the sides and back are made of maple; the maple is cut on the quarter and towards the sides, it turns into a slab cut. The sides are all quarter cut. The neck may be mahogany; also, the fingerboard. The back joint is open. On the lower back bout, the support bar is protruding slightly, and the rib is slightly cracked in this area, next to the inlay.
The string length is 65.5 cm.
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