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2002 Antonio Marin Montero #411 Spruce CSA


Master Luthier Antonio Marin Montero of Spain – 2002 Spruce w/CSA RW

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2002 Antonio Marin Montero #411 Spruce CSA


Model2002 Antonio Marin Montero #411 Spruce CSA
ConditionPre-Owned – Excellent Condition
Scale650 mm
FinishFrench Polish throughout
TunersFustero- higher end machines
CaseHiscox Lite Flite HSC – see photos

Tone Woods

TopAlpine Spruce – very tight grained with medullar rays
Sides/BackCSA Rosewood – sapwood striping – gorgeous and old
NeckSpanish Cedar
BridgeCSA Rosewood
Head PlateCSA Rosewood
BindingCSA Rosewood


Nut Width52mm
String Spacing44mm – 51mm – 58mm (1st- 12th – Bridge)
Overall length39 1/8″
Body length19″
Upper bout width11 1/8″
Waist Width 9 1/2″
Lower bout width14 5/8″
Body depth3 5/8″ &  3 7/8″ (upper and lower bouts)
Weight 3 lbs. & 5 oz.
Action 3.9mm & 3.3mm low to high E 12th fret unfretted
CITES Ineligible due to CSA RW and year

2002 Antonio Marin Montero #411 Spruce CSA


Just Arrived!

The guitar is gorgeous, so well made, evidencing the finest craftsmanship.  Fat and round, with explosive power, the dynamic range and tone generated by the guitar is not easily surpassed.  Easily played for a concert level guitar, this guitar is so impressive.  Antonio is without a doubt,  a true master.

The Rosewoods are beautiful.  The guitar is beautiful.  Impressive power, explosive and forceful in nature, with ultimate expression at your fingertips.  This may be one of the finest Marin’s I have ever seen, and I’ve seen a few, all musical and expressive.

The guitar has some slight and honest playing wear on the top, nothing of major consequence.  I’ve taken detailed photos of each section of the guitar for your convenience.



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended including EQ manipulation, if possible. We record everything flat with just a touch of Reverb to relieve dryness. My goal is to record the guitar as realistically as is possible. I speak in the recordings, my thoughts about the guitar (and possibly other things?).  My speaking also serves to give you my first impressions and to also give you a balance of the engineering (or lack thereof) versus the sound of the guitar.  I simply do not have time to engineer much of anything.  Thanks. Rich

MP3 Audio – 181224-2002 Antonio Marin #411 Spruce CSA – Sketch #2 and #4 with a touch of Brouwer and Sam’s Lullaby – just exploring and having fun with her.

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

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1

MP3 Audio for video below

VIDEO 2002 Antonio Marin 411 Spruce CSA-Mertz- Opus 13 Scherzo



Matt Lampel came by for a visit on Saturday January 5, 2019 where we took the opportunity to do some video work.

Here he’s playing a 2002 Antonio Marin #411 a fabulous guitar that demands excellence from the player. It’s clear voicing, power and projection demand it, which I personally adore.

Matt Lampel is a student of Dr. Douglas Rubio of the The Crane School, with a very bright future ahead of him.



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch HSC is always 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.

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 No Warranty from the Luthier 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: rich at savageclassical dot com

Additional information

Weight20 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in