Interesting French guitar, circa 1840, labelled 'D & A R...





Interesting French guitar, circa 1840, labelled 'D & A Roudhloff/(from Paris)/Manufacturers of Guitars/No 8 Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square/London' also bearing a manuscript label stating this to be a 'Melophonic Guitar'; Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood, cracks to the shoulders, hairline ripples to the back; Top: fine grain spruce, re-lacquered; Neck: rosewood; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Hardware: engraved brass tuners bearing a 'V (crown) R' stamp and with shaped buttons; Case; ebonised case with blue felt interior

*An interesting large (for the 1840s) bodied guitar with X bracing

Auction Date: 9th Mar 2022 at 10am

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