2021 Claudia Francesca D’Ammassa #31 Spruce EIRW


2021 D’Ammassa of Rome, Italy – a Spruce Indian RW – gorgeous guitar

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2021 Claudia Francesca D’Ammassa #31 Spruce EIRW


Model 2021 Claudia Francesca D’Ammassa #31 Spruce EIRW
Condition New
Scale 650mm
Finish French Polish
Tuners Alessi Tuning Machines – among the finest in the world
Case ProEl ABS HSC, heavy duty

Tone Woods

Top Italian Spruce – Val di Femme – Radial segmented soundboard
Sides/Back EIRW – East Indian Rosewood
Neck Spanish Cedar
Bridge Indian Rosewood
Head Plate Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard African Ebony – elevated with 20th fret high C
Binding California Walnut Burls
Rosette Original designs made from California Walnut Burls
Purflings Maple – Tigerwood – Ebony – California Walnut Burls


Nut Width 51mm
String Spacing 44.5 mm-51mm-59mm at 1st fret-12th fret-saddle
Overall length 39 1/4″
Body length 19 1/8″
Upper bout width 11″
Lower bout width 14 5/8″
Body depths 3 3/4″ & 4 3/16″
Waist width 9 5/8″
Weight 3 lbs & 7 oz.
Action 4.3mm and 3.7mm at low E and high E 12th fret unfretted
CITES EIRW does not need CITES – please read link to the left

2021 Claudia Francesca D’Ammassa #31 Spruce EIRW


As expected, Claudia fixated on the sound reproduction, where it can easily be heard.  The musicality and expression of this instrument is phenomenal.  The play is easy, yet able to drive.  Handmade with the simplest of tools, the small flaws in the rosette and binding actually add character to the guitar.  I wrote to her about all of this, where she said, I was so focused on the sound, I didn’t worry the little details.  Well, the mics have no eyes, and I’m ok with it.  This is a truly musical guitar.

Claudia works and lives in Rome, one of my favorite cities in the world.  It is and will continue to be a pleasure to work with this fine young luthier for many years to come.

Please read more about Claudia D’Ammassa here along with her build philosophy and methods.



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 Audio220102-2021 Claudia Francesca D’Ammassa 31 Spruce EIRW – the guitar is brilliant in its clarity, separation of voice, balance and play.  There is no doubting its Spruce character!  A lovely guitar that is pleasing to the ear as it is easy on the hands.  As of now the guitar is strung with Savarez Corum Alliance strings, Mid-Tension

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.

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)

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Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 46 × 19 × 9 in

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