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2014 Peter Oberg #132 Spruce Koa


Peter Oberg Concert Guitar – Spruce with Curly Koa – a very special guitar at 645mm scale length

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2014 Peter Oberg #132 Spruce Koa

Model2014 Peter Oberg #132 Spruce Koa
ConditionPre Owned – very good condition – see below description
FinishFrench Polish
TunersGotoh Premium machines with Black Oval buttons
CaseHiscox Pro II HSC

Tone Woods

Top Select Master Grade Engelmann Spruce
Sides/Back Curly Koa- beautiful markings – the sides are lined with Alaska Yellow Cedar
Neck Spanish Cedar w/Rock Maple stiffener
Truss Rod No
BridgeCSA Rosewood
Head PlateCSA Rosewood – relief carved and stippled
Fingerboard African Ebony
Binding Figured Maple & Various others and dyed
Rosette Torres Tribute Mother of Pearl


Nut Width 52mm
String Spacings 43.5mm-50.5mm-57mm (1st fret – 12th fret at body – saddle)
Overall length 39 1/8″
Body length 19 1/4″
Upper bout width 11 3/16″
Waist Width 9 11/16″
Lower bout width 14 11/16″
Body depths 3 11/16″ & 3 15/16″  – upper to lower bouts
Guitar Weight 3lbs 6oz.
Action 3.8mm & 3.2mm low E to high E 12th fret unfretted
CITESIneligible – paperwork is not available for this guitar

2014 Peter Oberg #132 Spruce Koa


Peter’s comments on the guitar:

  • The label bears the stamp ‘pdo’, is numbered #132, 2014, and ‘Koa Special’
  • The headstock has been relief-carved through the CSA Rosewood head veneer to the Ebony veneer, and the Ebony veneer has been stippled.
  • There is one mother of pearl position marker at the 7th fret.
  • The tie-block surround is mitered bone and white/black veneer.
  • The guitar has a characteristic smell of Alaska Yellow Cedar, the guitar smells awesome!
  • There are two elliptical sound holes in the upper bout sides on either side of the neck.

Guitar has arrived, where I put it through a full internal and external inspection.  First, she’s gorgeous.  Meticulous workmanship, it’s very clear that Peter takes much pride in his work.  Playing her at first, she was a touch bright.  Five minutes later, she started to ooze warmth and then power.  Ten minutes later and I was holding a monster, with clarity and power that would make any one envious, luthier or player.  This is a superb guitar on every level.  I believe this guitar to be an exceptional value.  Recording with her will be a pleasure.

The guitar has had one owner, who has brought it back to me for sale, as the body is a bit too large for his slighter frame.  She has some nominal (hard to see) finger wear on the top, and 2 small string dings behind the bridge.  Other than that, she is excellent, where her sound has mellowed over the 2 years, giving us a powerful and expressive instrument.  New photography will be done to clearly illustrate the wear on the guitar.

Please read more about Peter Oberg here.



Please note that photos can be enlarged.  Right click any photo in the larger window, select “Open Image in New TAB” (if you’re using Chrome.  Any other browser has similar options). Look at the other TAB and you will be able to enlarge via the magnifying glass.  Simply click the image and she will double in size 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 – 190809-2014 Peter Oberg #132 Spruce Koa – supremely clear and balanced, a wonderful guitar suitable for a variety of styles.  Much power and elegance, as is always evident with Peter’s guitars.



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.

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.

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 NO warranty as it is pre-owned

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: rsayage1 at savageclassical dot com

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in

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