1994 Manuel Velazquez Spruce CSA


1994 Manuel Velazquez Classical Guitar with old world European Spruce and old school Brazilian Rosewood

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1994 Manuel Velazquez Spruce CSA

Model 1994 Manuel Velazquez Spruce CSA
Condition Excellent to VG Condition – please read below
Scale 650 mm
Finish Oil Varnished Body and French Polished Top
Tuners Sloane Machines – original from Manuel
Case TKL type double arch HSC – black tolex material

Tone Woods

Top Straight Grain European Spruce Bearclaw
Sides/Back Brazilian Rosewood with gorgeous deep straight lined figuring
Neck Honduran Mahogany
Bridge Brazilian Rosewood
Head Plate Brazilian Rosewood
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Ebony


Nut Width 51mm
String Spacing 45mm – 50mm – 58mm (1st fret – 12th fret – Bridge)
Upper bout width 11″
Waist width 9 1/4″
Lower bout width 14 3/8″
Body depths 3 1/2″ & 3 15/16″ upper and lower bout respectively
Overall length 39″ – tip of headstock to base of lower bout
Body length 19 1/8″
Guitar Weight 3lbs & 8oz.
Action 3.5mm & 2.9mm
CITES Ineligible – certified paperwork is not available

1994 Manuel Velazquez Spruce CSA


Classical Guitars built by Manuel Velazquez are always highly prized, collectible, and most importantly, excellent musical instruments.

The Spruce is as tight and straight as you could want in a sound board.  The Brazilian is perfect. with the oil varnish finish being absorbed by the rosewood.  The oil varnish is most definitely what gives you the Velazquez sound, besides the obvious build by the master.

There are minor issues with this guitar.  Some smallish honest play wear on the top, in and around the rosette.  Small swirls in the back, 2 very fine cracks, expertly glued (did not need cleats, they are that fine), otherwise nothing of any consequence to report.  The nice lady who owns the guitar took very good care of her, as she is in very good to excellent condition.

I played the guitar this evening after a 6 hour acclimation to my humidified studio area.  Gorgeous, deep in the basses, lyrical highs, with an enviable balance reminiscent of the sound that only the old world master luthiers are able to attain,  those particular heights of voicing in a classical guitar.  She is strikingly clear in her voices, deep in the basses, with the growl of the mids developing as she warms up to being played again.

I can go on and on, about the guitar, Manuel, probably an example of some of his best work, but I won’t.  I’ve got better things to do, like play her.  LOL  Awesome in all respects.

Price is stated clearly.  Serious inquiries will only be entertained.

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MP3 Audio – 180714-1994 Manuel Velazquez Spruce CSA – an absolute angel of a guitar, setup low and fast, beautiful!



Hanny Murphy performing on this 1994 Velazquez – the first thing you realize is the body of the sound, just so great and fat and round!



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

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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.


This classical guitar carries No Warranty as it is Pre-Owned

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Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 18 × 8 in

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