£1,500 - £2,500
1849 Louis Panormo guitar, bearing original Louis Panormo label and a further Marcus Moses trade label; Back and sides: four piece Brazilian rosewood back, Brazilian rosewood sides, refinished with finish clouding to waist, repaired hairlines to sides/shoulders, internally finished with brown paint; Top: natural spruce, refinished, restored hairlines to the edges of lower bouts; Neck: cedar, refinished; Fretboard: ebony, dot position markers added to fifth, seventh and ninth frets; Frets: good; Hardware: engraved brass Baker machine heads with shaped buttons, unusual replacement bridge with similar damaged bridge included in case; Case: contemporary Paxman Cases hard case; Overall condition: good/restored
*Sold with a restoration receipt from Brian Cohen, stating "extensive restorations on Panormo guitar, repairs to ribs, back, repair machine heads, table cracks, varnish improved all over, re-glue bars, new bridge, pins, internal repairs"
** Ivory exemption reference 5LJS7HV3
In restored condition. See Brian Cohen report and images for general guidance. Replacement bridge. Refinishing all over. Body appears as though it has had bubble wrap protection at some point which has reacted with finish in places. Neck appears straight although action a little high - saddle also with quite a bit of height. Tuners appear to function. Small repaired splits to top and sides. Nut width: 46.5mm. Scale length: 630mm.