19th century French guitar labelled E. Henry & J. Martin...



£500 - £800


19th century French guitar labelled E. Henry & J. Martin Successeurs..; Back and sides: maple, various patches of wear as to be expected for age; Top: natural spruce with intricate pearl, abalone and mastic inlay to the sound hole rosette and edges, light play wear to top plus further dings and marks; Neck: ebonised; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: good; Hardware: replacement non-matched tuner strip, restored bridge; Case: later hard case; Overall condition: good for age

*Ivory exemption reference QHSBRTEZ

More Information

In good condition for age. Some minor repairs to edging and binding. Minor crack to bass side lower bout. Neck appears straight. 630mm scale length. 46mm nut width. Approx 3.5mm height at 12th fret. See images for general condition guidance

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Auction Date: 5th Dec 2023 at 10am

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