2006 Luigi Locatto Spruce EIRW

$9,995.00

A beautifully clear and elegant voice, full of musicality and expression from the upper heights of the Italian School and Luigi Locatto

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Description

2006 Luigi Locatto Spruce EIRW

Features

Model2006 Luigi Locatto Spruce EIRW
ConditionPre-Owned
Scale650mm
FinishFrench Polish
TunersAlessi – historical model – gorgeous and top end machines
CaseBAM Panther HSC – High End Panther from the XL2000 series

Tone Woods

TopItalian Alps Spruce – Val di Femme region – superb woods
Sides/BackEIRW Rosewood (known as East Indian Rosewood)
NeckSpanish Mahogany
BridgeIndian Rosewood
Head PlateIndian Rosewood
FingerboardEbony
BindingMaple (various and dyed)

Measurements

Nut Width51mm
String Spacings43mm – 49mm – 57mm (1st fret, 12th fret, bridge)
Neck Depths22mm – 26mm (1st fret – 12th fret)
Overall length39 “
Body length19  1/8″
Upper bout Width10 5/8″
Lower bout Width14″ 1/4
Body depths 3 5/8″ & 3 7/8″
Waist Width9 1/8″
Guitar Weight3lbs. & 3oz.
Action4.1mm & 3.4mm low E to high E 12th fret unfretted
CITESNot Required for these woods – please read link to left

2006 Luigi Locatto Spruce EIRW

Comments

Luigi Locatto!  As in, yes sir!  A light guitar, feather like in your lap, resonates like a beast against your chest.  Simply exquisite!  So much to say, so little having to be said.

Playability is superb.  Workmanship to roll over and die for, all day.  Expression, musicality, gentle touch to pushing it hard, yes!  Nothing more required, the guitar is it!

This instrument remains in excellent playing condition showing only some very light wear and no damage or repair. The very thin finish shows some small finger marks to the top below the soundhole and a few slight fingernail dings overall, but no major wear.   The back and sides are superb with nominal checking in the finish, as would be expected.

I have put this incredible guitar in a more than suitable case, a BAM Panther model case, received from my good friend, Carole Boutry of BAM USA in NJ.  A deserving case for a more than deserving guitar.  Please see the last 2 photos.

You may not find a finer example of the superb Italian school of luthierie similar to and in the hands of a Frignani, Bottelli, Lippi, Silvia Zanchi or masters of this particular ilk.  These artists are a level above in a school of guitar making that is already exemplary.  Enough said.

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Media

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

Handcrafted instruments are photographed and listed individually, usually identified by a serial number, date and or some other combination.

Dust in the photographs are always an issue, especially when the humidifiers are on and running.  We wipe down constantly, but artifact is an issue, showing up as white dots.  It is unfortunate, but I do not like to touch the photos as I believe in absolute transparency.  I want you to see what I am seeing with no secrets, ever.  This is never about fooling anyone.  I deal in happiness not deception.  Please bear all of this in mind.  I am the best in my business because of this simple philosophy.  I trust you all appreciate this simple fact.  Love to all.  Happiness all the time!  Richard

MP3 Audio – 240212-2006 Luigi Locatto Spruce EIRW – Amazing instrument.  Easily played, voiced and colored.  Not much more to ask for in a concert guitar.

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Shipping:

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

Your listed Price does NOT include Shipping to the 50US or anywhere else.

Please note that as a Global Statement for my site, for Tuning machines, Accessories, and most guitars, that Shipping is NOT Free any longer.  Costs have gone up dramatically.  Regardless of what or where you might read on the site, shipping is not free any longer.  Choose the least expensive method, if available, or Expedited if you want them quicker.  My apologies.  Rich

Please DO NOT Choose USPS Media Mail to ship a guitar or a Hard Shell Case – this shipping method is designed for Media, Books, CDS, DVDs, etc.  

Please  choose UPS 2nd Day Air or Ground Delivery or any Expedited Method.  The more expensive a guitar, the more likely you should choose a 1 or 2 day method.  It’s pure common sense, especially when it is too hot or too cold outside.  

 I have added numerous options for you to choose the cost and method, including USPS Priority and Express, as well as FedEx/UPS options (simply indicate your preference in the Notes window at Check Out).  Thank you!

Anywhere else is subject to the most recent quote from USPS
Please write to me for a detailed quote for International Shipping.

Very Important:  International Clients, including Canada…Please note that we will NOT accept PayPal or any CC as payment.  All transactions must be finalized with Bank Wire Transfers for any amount over $1000 USD. Please see our discussion found here and scroll down to Customs – Duty and International Shipping .  Thank you!

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

All concert level guitars come with a standard accessory package including extras sets of strings, humidifier, headstock tuner, nail buffer and more to help you care for and maintain your classical guitar. It is my way of saying thank you for doing business with me and Savage Classical Guitar.  Rich

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Warranty:

This guitar carries a NO Warranty 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@savageclassical.com

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions46 × 18 × 9 in

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