1989 This is a remarkable guitar had a headstock break (repaired by the Lowden factory) when I bought it 10 yrs ago. It is still one of my favorite guitars.
Lowden is one of the finest boutique luthiers in the world. Lowdens are more neutral than American guitars, meant to be taken in a good way.
Bank transfers from Europe, U.S. A. personal check (cashiers checks are no longer necessary since they take almost as long as regular checks to clear), US MONEY ORDERS, no paypal or credit cards
Your cost, US POST to Europe or GXG. in the USA UPS Ground is cheapest I charge $35 to pack an instrument- $15 of that cost is the box.
48 hours on receipt, flexible. Only one return in 15 years