2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW


2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW of Italy – a Spruce EIRW – gorgeous guitar

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2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW


Model2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW
FinishPolyAcrylic Hand Polished
TunersAlessi H6 Tuning Machines w/Black MOP buttons
CaseCross Rock type Hard Shell Case in Black see photos

Tone Woods

TopItalian Red Spruce – Val di Femme – Traditional 7 Fan Bracing
Sides/BackEast Indian Rosewood
NeckSpanish Cedar
Head PlateEast Indian Rosewood
FingerboardAfrican Ebony – elevated with 20th fret high C
BindingMacassar Ebonies
RosetteOriginal Rosette
PurflingsMacassar Ebonies


Nut Width51mm
String Spacing43 mm-51mm-57mm at 1st fret-12th fret-saddle
Overall length39″
Body length19 1/8″
Upper bout width11 1/8″
Lower bout width14 3/8″
Body depths3 19/16″ & 4 3/4″
Waist width9 5/8″
Weight3 lbs & 9oz.
Action3.6mm and 3mm at low E and high E 12th fret unfretted
CITESEast Indian Rosewood does not need CITES – please read link to the left

2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW


Beautiful Italian traditional built guitar using the finest woods, matched with Alessi H6 Silver Machines with Mother of Pearl buttons.  The East Indian Rosewood is deep and dark with great figuring.  Low action (an additional saddle is provided), easily played, with an absolutely wonderful sound, with expression and musicality.  The basses are blooming with trebles that sing, mids that are driven.

Please read more about Aldo Illotta here



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 Audio210610-2019 Aldo Illotta Spruce EIRW– an expressive and musical experience (big surprise? LOL) from another of the great Italian Master Luthiers.  Color is exceptional as is her voice.

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 always 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 options (we can substitute UPS for FedEx, simply indicate your preference in the Notes window at Check Out).  

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, and more to help you care for and maintain your classical guitar.  Rich


This classical guitar carries a 1 Year warranty from the luthier

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: [email protected]

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in