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  • A superb guitar from a master builder, this Manuel Contreras 1a features a spruce top, with beautiful Madagascar rosewood back and sides. The neck is made of Spanish cedar, with an ebony fingerboard and rosewood bridge. With a fancy rosette, wood body binding and purflings, this is a great looking classical guitar with a nice sound. It’s in excellent-minus condition.
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • No SN
  • 1984
  • EC-
  • Original finish
  • Spruce top
  • Beautiful Madagascar rosewood back and sides
  • Spanish cedar neck
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Comfortable C-shape neck
  • 52mm nut, 657mm scale
  • String spacing at saddle 55mm
  • Black engraved tuners with pearloid buttons
  • 14-1/2" lower bout, 3-5/8" body depth at endpin
  • Passive saddle pickup installed with 1/4" endpin jack
  • Built in Spain. Label is signed by the maker.
  • Fancy rosette, Rosewood peghead overlay with fancy purfling
  • Wood body bindings and purflings
  • Period HSC (blue lining)
  • Nice sound!
  • Consignment 
  • One repaired back crack on treble side lower bout,
  • Clear tap plates installed

Manuel Contreras 1a Classical Guitar (1984)

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SKU: 28U-206309

Regular price
$4,450 USD
Regular price
$5,000 USD
Sale price
$4,450 USD
A superb guitar from a master builder, this Manuel Contreras 1a features a spruce top, with beautiful Madagascar rosewood back and sides. The neck is made of Spanish cedar, with an ebony fingerboard and rosewood bridge. With a fancy rosette, wood body binding and purflings, this is a great looking classical guitar with a nice sound. It’s in excellent-minus condition.
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • No SN
  • 1984
  • EC-
  • Original finish
  • Spruce top
  • Beautiful Madagascar rosewood back and sides
  • Spanish cedar neck
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Comfortable C-shape neck
  • 52mm nut, 657mm scale
  • String spacing at saddle 55mm
  • Black engraved tuners with pearloid buttons
  • 14-1/2" lower bout, 3-5/8" body depth at endpin
  • Passive saddle pickup installed with 1/4" endpin jack
  • Built in Spain. Label is signed by the maker.
  • Fancy rosette, Rosewood peghead overlay with fancy purfling
  • Wood body bindings and purflings
  • Period HSC (blue lining)
  • Nice sound!
  • Consignment 
  • One repaired back crack on treble side lower bout,
  • Clear tap plates installed