Description: Acoustic Guitar - 1960s Manuel Velazquez Shop Hand Made Concert Guitar For Sale
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This is a ‘Velazquez shop guitar’ from the early 1960s. It was one of Mr. Manuel Velazquez’s factory models. It is one of those that has no label but has all the traits of a Valezquez guitar from that period. This instrument is very much like a Hauser guitar, which Mr. Velazquez used as a model for his guitars. He was at his height during those time, which this guitar was made.
This guitar is very light build, has a strong voices that are clear and articulate. The slim neck is very comfortable and easy to play. The back and sides are Indian Rosewood with Spruce top. This guitar has not only opened up, the mature Spruce is singing fully and beautifully. It is capable of a wide range of tonal colors. The sound of this guitar is best described by referring to Hauser guitars from the same period and with it also has an elegant Hauseresque rosette. The tone is precise with clear bell-like trebles and powerful, bold and sturdy basses. The guitar is also very easy to play.
Similar to many old Velazquez guitars, the top had a repaired crack and the top was also refinished. It was all done by the previous owner and it is now as stable as ever and without any known structural issues. There are one or two nail marks on the top.
The guitar will come with the original German Kolb tuners which give it a classic and vintage look, and it continue to work beautifully even after half a century. This guitar will come with the original hard shell case. If you love Manuel Velazquez guitars, this is a dream come true but at a much affordable price. Photo and audio clips will be made available upon request.
Asking US$6,500 or best offer + US$100 shipping worldwide. Please contact me at koki59259(at)yahoo(dot)com
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