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    Sale 1982

    Fine Musical Instruments

    4 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    HERMANN HAUSER SR.

    A CLASSICAL GUITAR, MUNICH, 1928

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    HERMANN HAUSER SR.
    A CLASSICAL GUITAR, MUNICH, 1928
    Labeled Herm. Hauser Lautenmacher in München Müllerstr. 8 A.D. 1928 signed on the label manu propria H. Hauser, length of back 18 3/16 in (478 mm) with case (3)


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    The inscription on the label by Hermann Hauser mau propia designates the work to be exclusively from his hand.

    Sold with a letter addressed to Mrs. Elain Shaffer Kurtz dated February 12, 1960 and bearing the signature of Andres Segovia.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Andres Segovia
    Various Owners
    Present Owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR