2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple

$4,495.00

2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple out of Indiana –  a superb guitar with voice and nuance

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Description

2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple

Features

Model2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple
ConditionPre-Owned in Excellent Condition
Scale650mm
FinishFrench Polish
TunersGotoh Machines – premium tuning machines – see photos
CaseTKL type Black Traditional HSC

Tone Woods

TopMaster Grade Engelmann Spruce
Sides/BackQuilted Maple
NeckSpanish Cedar neck w/Indian Ebony inserts
BridgeEast Indian Rosewood
FingerboardIndonesian Ebony
RosetteRussian style rosette
BindingsEast Indian Rosewood, MOP tie block cover
HeadplateEIRW – carved and stippled

Measurements

Nut Width 52mm
String Spacing 45mm – 5mm -61mm 1st fret – 12th fret – saddles
Overall length 38 1/2″
Body length 18 3/4″
Upper bout width 10 1/2″
Waist width 8 7/8″
Lower bout width 14″
Body depths 3 7/8″ & 3 1/4″ (neck to tail)
Guitar Weight 3lbs
Action 3.5mm to 3mm
CITES Not Required for these woods – please read link to the left

2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple

Comments

Just arrived, this guitar, a superb example of the beauty and clarity of Engelmann Spruce used as a top soundboard!  The Quilted Maple is stunning to look at giving this guitar a wholesome, pretty, full bodied voice, a touch brighter, while exhibiting excellent power as well, and being easy to play.  Excellent work by the master luthier.  The guitar is actually almost new, unplayed, for the last 13 years.  There is small evidence of nail wear in and around the rosette, quite slight.  A seeming repair by Charles upon building the guitar, seamlessly performed and stable.

Charles Dick is from Cedar Creek Luthiers in Spencerville, Indiana – a leader in Acoustic, Steel String and Classical Guitar building.

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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

MP3 Audio231026-2010 Charles Dick Spruce Quilted Maple – a wonderfully expressive guitar, bright, yet capable of warmth and nuance.  She is quite beautiful in every regard, looks, personality, play, sound, depths, singing voice and balance.

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

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1

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Shipping

Premium HSC is included in your purchase price.

Your listed Price does NOT include Shipping to the 50US

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 FedEx Home 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!

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!

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

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Warranty

This classical guitar carries a 1 Year Warranty as she is New

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
Dimensions52 × 20 × 10 in

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