An opportunity to get a 2010 Smallman in a very good condition. This Smallman has been carefully selected by the owner at Greg workshop in Australia and is among the best one that we have seen. This guitar offers all the fantastic qualities of the Smallman. This one won’t stay a long time with us.
Just arrived march 2014. Chosen by Ana Vidovic, Jim Redgate’s lattice guitars are among the best in Australia. A unique opportunity to acquire a 2007 guitar by a guitar-maker at the height of his art. With the following options : master grade rosewood, tuner graf Celtic, elevated fingerboard ; a Hiscok hard case.
In nearly mint condition, a wonderful Smallman from 2001 with all the qualities of Greg’s guitar. A rare opportunity to acquire a Smallman in perfect condition. A very substantial, strong, deep and slightly dark sound. This guitar is the same as seen and heard in the hands of John Williams, Carlos Bonnell, Xeufei Yang, Craig Ogden and many, many more professional artists.
We are proud to offer you a brand new guitar from one of the most famous guitarmarker from Australia. This is a rare oppportunity to acquire a brand new Simon Marty . Simon Marty guitars are among the most popular Australia guitars played by concertists after Smallmann but before Redgate.
Out of the 400 guitars concert guitars made by Daniel Friederich, the ones made in the 80s and 90s are amongt the best. Here is the chance to get a 1989 Daniel Friederich in a good condition : no repair, no crackfree..
Superb projection, clarity and sustain, combined with a rich, full tone. the Kim Lissarrague concert gutiars are competing with the best guitars. The high notes are creamy and singing, while the bass notes are rounded and powerful, giving a “cello” impression. Certainly the closest to perfection! Kim Lissarrague guitars are among the best that you can found.
John Price combines tradition and innovation to handcraft guitars in his workshop in Hahndorf, South Australia. John’s guitars are played on stages all over the world by such virtuosos as the world famous: Jorge Morel, Krzysztof Pelech, Rene Izquierdo, Elina Chekan, Ricardo Cobo, Jorge Caballero, Ricardo Iznaola, Ignacio Barcia, Jason Behr, Muriel Anderson, Anthony Bez, Candice Mowbray, George Benson,Andy Summers (the Police).
The famous Portentosa has been declined under the double-top format by Dieter Hopf. This new Portentosa called Evolution represents the achievement in terms of double top guitarmaking : power, musicality, balance and confort. If all the Portentosa models looks the same, this Evolution is a true revolution in terms of lutherie. A fantastic instrument!
We are proud to list one of the most gifted Australian guitar makers. Zbigniew combines a modern Australian lattice design with the traditional European craftsmanship. His guitars are played by famous concertists such as Costas Cotsilis (Greece), Rafael Aguirre Minarro (Spain), Artyon Dervoed (Russia), Alen Garagic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Pedro Rodrigues (Portugal), Guilherme Vinces (Brazil) and Krzytof Pelech(Poland).
Stanislaw Partyka is a luthier who is making wonderful concert guitars. His guitars are inspired by the Australian guitar school – Marty, Gnatek, Redgate,..- and produce a huge volume. The Craftsmanship is exquisite. Because Stanislaw is as well a professional player, he makes very few guitars. To be discovered.
“The Unsurpassable”, treasured for over thirty years of Dieter Hopf and used over a twelve year period as a “Furioso” by many soloists, has been renewed and reworked once again. New changes in the construction of the body enhance the tried and true basic concept of the instrument by allowing for a greater degree of tonal diversity and variety of sound.
The Progresso model is a double top based on the Portentosa design specially made for those who cannot afford the Evolution or the Grande Furioso Portentosa. As always in these cases, the guitars made always offer a fantastic ratio price for money: same sound quality, same know-how, same attention to details.
We are proud to introduce in Europe this young master of double-tops. Among the young and talented guitar makers from Canada, Martin Blackwell is offering guitars with a consistent standard of excellence, found in their depth of tone, balance and playability. His double-tops are very responsive and powerful opening up a great dynamic range with an excellent sustain and wonderful evenness and separation .
Robin Moyes does not make Smallman type guitars. His guitars use an almost carbon-free radial barring and are very similar to the guitars made by Simon Marty,with whom he has perfected this technique. A powerful, very well-balanced tone, premier-quality materials and meticulous guitar-making, with a touch very similar to a traditional guitar.
If you are looking for a powerful double-top with perfect lutherie you have to try Otto Rauch guitars. Very dynamic, fat sounds and great balance however with just what you need of roundness. Otto is very experienced and make few guitars. This light guitar is really in the tradition of the German double top. A lot of pleasure and maybe the most powerful double tops of our catalogue.
Jesse Moore is a young guitarmaker who made his classes with Simon Marty. This Spruce top has been made in Simon marty’s workshop and as you can guess this guitar presents many of the qualities of Simon Marty. To be discovered.
Germany is famous for producing the best double-top guitars in the world such as the guitars from Dieter Müller, Michel Brück and of course Matthias Dammann. Carsten Kobs has been making guitars since 1991. His guitars have strong fundamentals in relation to overtones. The sound is warm, full, round and very powerful with dark basses and sparkling trebles. The guitar is light and the pleasure huge.. We are proud to list Carsten guitars which are among the best existing double tops.
A double top made in Italy by a gifted guitar maker. Leonardo De Gregorio is a guitar marker and a good player as well. We appreciated a lot Leonardo’s guitar … until we received his last 2014 guitar . Amazing how much progress has been made : wider range of sound, a huge balance warm treebles..The least that we can say.. we love his double-top guitars.
A rich sound, a broad sound range, powerful bass notes, resonant high notes and outstanding playing comfort. The guitar-making quality and wood essences are often spectacular. These guitars are regularly used by a large number of concert artistes, including Raphaël Andia and Claire Sananikone in France.
The semi-concert guitars from Graham have been made for players who always wanted to have a true Caldersmith concert guitar but who didn’t have the chance to be fortunate enough. There are some slight construction differences such as for instance a flat back instead of an arched back, but the sound qualities remain at a very high level. An incredible guitar with a big voice and warm and creamy trebles and lots of medium .. at a lower price.