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2018 Wolfgang Jellinghaus Signature #1803 Cedar DT Granadillos 640mm


Double Top and Double Sided ala Daniel Friederich from one of the great innovators of the classical guitar, Jellinghaus from Dortmund Germany.

This is a 640mm Scale Length in a well built Double Top, Cedar with a darkness that many will appreciate.

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2018 Wolfgang Jellinghaus Signature #1803 Cedar DT Granadillos 640mm


Model2018 Wolfgang Jellinghaus Signature #1803 Cedar DT Granadillos 640mm
ConditionPre-Owned Just Arrived
FinishLacquer – natural resin
TunersPremium machines
CaseCibeles Black HSC

Tone Woods

TopSelect Western Red Cedar – Double Top
Sides/BackGranadillos  – Double Sided w/Cypress
NeckSpanish Cedar – 21.5mm to 23mm depth 1st fret to 12th fret
BridgeAfrican Ebony – Cameroon
Head PlateGranadillos
FingerboardAfrican Ebony – Cameroon
BindingIndian Rosewoods – various and dyed


Nut Width51mm
String Spacings43mm – 50mm – 68mm (1st – 12th- Bridge)
Overall length38 2/3″
Body length19″
Upper bout width11 “
Lower bout width14 1/2″
Waist width9 1/2″
Body depths3 5/16″ & 4″ (upper and lower bout)
Action3.5mm to 3mm  low E to high E
Guitar Weight3lbs & 10 oz.
CITESNot Required – Please read the link to the left


2018 Wolfgang Jellinghaus Signature #1803 Cedar DT Granadillos 640mm

Well balanced, somewhat to the bass side, with sweet trebles with bold basses.  Power coupled with voice and color as well.  Exceptional workmanship and pretty woods.  It is an interesting guitar, with the floating neck, elevated fretboard, doubled sides.  She is a ringing beast of a guitar, easily played.  Your right hand control over the strings will need to be present.

Please note that this is a 640mm scale length guitar.  A rare and exceptional find for the gallery and hopefully for you.  She is super easy to play, btw.  A bonus.

The top shows evidence of honest play wear, somewhat irresponsible, in my opinion.  Wholly avoidable, but who am I to tell people how to treat their guitars?  I have taken photos of each quadrant to highlight the nail marks, rasqueado effects, etc.  The back and sides are remarkably blemish free.  Full disclosure, always.  Rich



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 Audio230430-2018 Wolfgang Jellinghaus Signature 1803 Cedar DT Granadillos 640mm – supremely powerful, I was a bit surprised at the musical voice I brought out of the guitar.

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

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1



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 NOT included to the 50 US or anywhere else
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


This classical guitar carries a No Warranty from Savage Classical Guitar 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: rich at

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions46 × 19 × 9 in

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