MANUEL RAMIREZ, SHOWING THE HAND OF SANTOS HERNANDEZ
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MANUEL RAMIREZ, SHOWING THE HAND OF SANTOS HERNANDEZ

A CLASSICAL GUITAR, MADRID, CIRCA 1900

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MANUEL RAMIREZ, SHOWING THE HAND OF SANTOS HERNANDEZ
A CLASSICAL GUITAR, MADRID, CIRCA 1900
Labeled FABRICA DE GUITARRAS DE MANUEL RAMIREZ MADRID ARLABAN, 10., length of back 18 1/8 in (460 mm) with case (3)
Provenance
Miguel Llobet
Elvira Mieres

It is traditionally believed, that this guitar was originally ordered by Catalan guitarist and composer Miguel Llobet, as a wedding gift for his student, Elvira Mieres, of Buenos Aires. With the death of Mieres the instrument was left to her son before passing into the hands of its current owner.
Literature
R.E. Brune, Vintage Guitar, February 2008, Vol. 22 No. 4, pp. 86-88.
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.

Lot Essay

Sold with appraisal, R.E. Brune, Evanston, IL, September 29, 2007
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