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2013 Pedro Maldonado F1 #1796 Spruce CSA


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2013 Pedro Maldonado F1 #1796 Spruce CSA

Model2013 Pedro Maldonado F1 #1796 Spruce CSA
FinishFrench Polish
TunersFusteros – White Mop of Pearl (MOP) faux? Gold with White Rollers
CaseRm – guitar fits perfectly in the case

Tone Woods

Top40 Year Old Alpine Spruce with beautiful orange patina
Sides/BackCSA Rosewood – Caviuna RW
Neck Spanish Mahogany
Bridge Caviuna
Head Plate Caviuna
BindingVarious woods – dyed – binding work is superb!


Nut Width 54mm
String Spacings 43mm – 51mm – 58mm (1st fret – 12th fret – bridge)
Neck Depths 20mm – 22mm (1st fret – 10th fret)
Overall length 39 3/8″
Body length 19 3/8″
Upper bout width 11 1/4″
Lower bout width 14 7/8″
Waist width 9 1/4″
Body depths 3 9/16 – 3 9/16″ – not a mistake, I check it twice!  LOL
Action3.5mm & 2.9mm at low E to high E, 12th fret, unfretted
Guitar Weight 3lbs & 2oz.
CITESIneligible – Paperwork is not available for this guitar

2013 Pedro Maldonado F1 #1796 Spruce CSA


This guitar was special ordered by its one owner, built by the father, with a large, mosaic Torres inspired inlay XIX Century Rosette, featuring two motifs of Mother of Pearl Inlay.  Caviuna Rosewood Back and Sides, with a very tightly grained Alpine Spruce Top, which is over 40 years old.  Medullar Rays with a traditional Orange patina, French Polish on all surfaces.  The design work, rosette and binding work are superb in every regard.  See attached photos.  The man has taste.  Signed and dated personally by Pedro Senior

She is incredibly responsive, with strong projection, and wholly rounded sound.  Easily played, this baby sings, has bite and growl, with beautiful push in the bass and mids.  I fell in love with her instantly.

The owner took spectacular care with her, thus she is in Excellent condition.  I assure you, this is a guitar that you fall in love with immediately.  She comes with an original and form fitted HSC (Rm brand, (the m is lower case on purpose), which I’ve not heard of previously, very nice case).


Caviuna Rosewood (RW)

Common Name: Morado
Botanical Name: Machaerium scleroxylon
Other Common Names: Bolivian Rosewood, Caviuna, Jacaranda pardo, Pau Ferro
Common Uses: Musical instruments, furniture, desks, turnings, handles, decorative veneer, accents, inlay
Region: Central and South America
Country: Brazil, Bolivia

Heartwood Color – Dark brown to tan with irregular black-purplish stripes. Reportedly the wood has a strong resemblance to Brazilian Rosewood.
Grain – Grain is straight and has been described as undulating. The timber is reported to be less figured than Brazilian rosewood.
Texture – Texture is reported to be fine, and the wood tends to be fibrous.
Natural Durability  – The heartwood is reported to be very resistant to attack by decay fungi, the wood has a high resistance to infestation.



MP3 Audio – 200426-2013 Pedro Maldonado F1 1796 Spruce CSA – effortless play, pretty to look at, prettier to listen to, this guitar is a classical/flamenco player’s hybrid dream.  The guitar bites and growls when you need her to, while singing in every instance.



Vito Genna performing a Guarjira (Traditional Flamenco) on this Pedro Maldonado F-1 #1796



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch HSC is included in your purchase price.
Insured FedEx Ground, USPS Ground 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.

Free USPS International Priority Shipping to CANADA – Use Code “freeshipcanada” at Checkout! – this promo code offers $75 off the price of your cart, which offsets most shipping to Canada – good only for purchases above $3500 – Only for use where guitars are shipped to Canadian addresses.

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



This guitar carries a NO Warranty as it is a pre-owned isntrument

Please read my Return Policy

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Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in