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1980 Andrew Rutherford 8-Course Renaissance Lute #11


Gorgeous Renaissance Lute by Andrew Rutherford from 1980 in absolutely pristine condition.

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1980 Andrew Rutherford 8-Course Renaissance Lute #11

Model 1980 Andrew Rutherford 8-Course Renaissance Lute #11
Condition Pre-Owned in Pristine Condition.
Finish French Polish
Tuners Peg Tuners
Case Custom Fit HSC lute case – a perfect fit.

Tone Woods

Top Spruce
Back Maple
Neck Mahogany
Bridge Ebony
Fingerboard Ebony


Just Arrived, in absolutely pristine condition, she is beautiful, with that particular old world sound and feel.  Gorgeous.



MP3 Audio – See video below for how incredibly gorgeous this instrument sounds.  Amazing!



This is James Smith performing on an Andrew Rutherford 8 Course Renaissance Lute #11 dating from 1980.  He plays two pieces from John Dowland – “Orlando Sleepeth” and “Robin is to the Greenwood Gone ” highlighting the clarity and beauty of the instrument.



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch HSC is always included in your purchase price.
Insured FedEx Ground, USPS Ground or USPS Priority/Express Shipping is included to the 50 US
Anywhere else is subject to the most recent quote from USPS
Please write to me for a detailed quote for International Shipping.
Packaging is professionally done within its hard-shell case.
It is always preferred that you come to the Studio to play it and pick it up.

All concert level guitars come with a standard accessory package including extras sets of strings, humidifier, headstock tuner, and more to help you care for and maintain your classical guitar.  Rich


This classical guitar carries a NO warranty from the luthier as she is pre-owned

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Additional information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 18 × 8 in