2001 Contreras II Doble Tapa $6000.00
Manuel Contreras II has built a masterpiece in this Double Top (Doble Tapa) guitar. The 'double top' in this case actually refers to a layer of Spruce added to the back of the guitar which warms the reflections inside the body creating a truly magical voice. The notes on this Contreras are three dimensional each carrying weight and projection clearly. The Brazilian Rosewood adds it's rich character, while the Spruce top insure the Spanish sound.
Back/Sides: Brazilian Rosewood
Top Wood: Spruce
Neck Wood: Spanish Cedar
Bridge: Brazilian Rosewood String Through
Rosette: Custom Mosaic Motif
Fingerboard Bindings: None
Headplate: Brazilian Rosewood
Fret Markers: None
Body Size: Medium
Scale: 650 mm (25.6 in.)
Nut Width: 54.1 mm (2.15 in.)
String Spacing: 55.6 mm (2.2 in)
Body Length: 19 5/8 in.
Upper Bout: 11 1/2 in.
Lower Bout: 15 in.
Body Depth @Neck Heel: 4 in.
Body Depth @Tail Block: 4 1/8 in.
Frets to body: 12
$6500 + shipping, NY state residents pay 8% state sales tax. More photos of this exceptional professional quality concert classical guitar coming soon, sound file as well. Ships to US destinations only.
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Items are sold with a 48 hour approval period unless clearly marked "AS IS" in the listing. AS IS items are not returnable. If an item is going to be returned it is at the buyer's expense and the item must be shipped within 24 hours of the buyer notifying Kovacik Guitars of intent to return. Any returned items must be shipped in the original packaging and MUST be fully insured when returned. Once an item is returned to Kovacik Guitars and judged to be in the same condition as when originally sold a full refund will be issued.