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1993 Gernot Wagner Spruce Maple Traditional


Beautiful, powerful and simply musical!

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1993 Gernot Wagner Spruce Maple Traditional


Model1993 Gernot Wagner Spruce Maple Traditional
ConditionPre-Owned – Very Good condition
Scale652 mm Compensated
FinishFrench Polish
CaseVGV italian Hardshell Black- A Bam Case is available for an additional cost

Tone Woods

TopSelect Swiss Spruce – Traditional Bracing
Sides/BackBirds Eye Maple – aged
NeckHonduran Mahogany
Head PlateRosewoods
FingerboardAfrican Ebony
BindingOriginal pattern wood mosaic with side purflings,
rosettes are handmade using solid woods
PurflingsEbonies and Snakewood


Nut Width52mm at the nut, 62 neck width at the 12th fret
String Spacings43m – 50mm – 59mm (1st – 12th- Bridge)
Overall length39 1/4″
Body length19″
Upper bout width11 1/4″
Lower bout width14 1/2″
Waist width9 1/2″
Body depths3 3/4″ Upper Bout & 3 3/4″ Lower Bout
Weight 3lbs and 6oz.

1993 Gernot Wagner Spruce Maple Traditional


Gernot Wagner has clearly been a master builder for a very long time.  This guitar is a resonant beast of pure voice.  Condition is at least very good.  There are a few faint nail marks in and around the top, a string ding behind the bridge treble E string.  A professional repaired crack in the top is visible in the photos.  It is very clean, and smooth to the touch, cleated, etc.  Very stable.  I couldn’t have done a better job myself.

The action is moderately low at 3.5mm at the low E 12th fret and 3.1mm at the treble E 12th fret.  I find the guitar very easy to play, very musical and quite powerful in her voice.

The guitar was just evaluated by a very good friend of Gernot, where I was told that this is a very special guitar, very rare.  The sound exploded in his hands, coming to serious life.  I had to agree.

Notice that I publish all my prices.  No “Inquire”.  I have found people taking advantage of my transparency, but I don’t wish to waste anyone’s time.  Please return the favor.  Thanks kindly.  Please write to me or call me at 631-335-5447.  My email is below.  Rich



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended

MP3 Audio – 200808-1993 Gernot Wagner Spruce Maple Traditional – finally got around to recording this amazing guitar.  Gernot has been building at a very high level for a long time.  This guitar made me want to play it more than I had time.  The recording is long, with me just fiddling with her, getting to know her.  I simply got lost in her.  Clear and powerful, sing and voice, basses that bloom with trebles that ring.

My Solo Book of sheet music is available here if you’re interested.

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1



Professor Doug Rubio plays the 1993 Gernot Wagner

Aaron Benowitz plays a 1993 Gernot Wagner at Savage Classical Guitar



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch HSC is included in your purchase price.

Insured FedEx 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. Rich



This classical guitar carries a Limited 3 Month warranty from Savage Classical Guitar as she is Pre-Owned

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: [email protected]

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in

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