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Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW
Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW

Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW

$4,995.00 $3,495.00

Spruce and East Indian Rosewood sweetheart of a classical guitar from Alan Chapman

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Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW

Classical Guitar and Features

Model Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW ANC model
Condition Pre-owned
Scale 650 mm
Finish  French Polish Top – Lacquer Back & Sides
Tuners  Sloanes – Ebony buttons
Case Ameritage HSC (tweedish? nice case, built in humidifier – used condition, in decent shape.  Interior is fine)

Tone Woods

Top European Spruce
Sides/Back East Indian Rosewood
Neck  Spanish Mahogany
Bridge  CSA RW
Head Plate  CSA RW
Fingerboard  Ebony
Binding  Ebony and Maples

Measurements

Nut Width  53.0mm
String Spacings  44mm-50mm-58mm (1st fret-12th fret-saddle)
Overall length  39 1/2″
Body length  19 1/2″
Upper bout width  11 1/4″
Lower bout width  14 1/4″
Waist width  9 3/8″
Body depths  3 3/4″ & 3 7/8″

Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW

Comments:

Just arrived.

She is a really beautiful guitar.  Small nail marks in and around the rosette and top, some very slight blemishes, but nothing structural going on.  All easily refreshed if you wish it.  I took photos to show the various dings and such.  Alan used excellent woods for this guitar, as he does for all of his work.

Her sound is bold and clear, with good power, nice growl in the voices, excellent trebles as well.  Easy play coupled with clarity means awesome classical guitar.  Alan does interesting and very good work.  I’ve not ever seen anything but good things from him, and this is another excellent example of his work.

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Media

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 – I’m revisiting some guitars that have been sitting a while, wondering why?  This is a great guitar, appointed really well, excellent machines, HSC and it’s a great guitar.

191227-Alan Chapman Classical Guitar #341 2002 Spruce EIRW

She has an extraordinary voice, that just needed to wake up.  Once she did, gorgeous.  Love that high E coupled with the balance, clarity and articulation.  I play a sketch of mine, and really just messing around with her.  Nothing serious, but it all helps to display the ranges, the blending of the voices, etc.  Excellent guitar.

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Shipping:

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.
Rich

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Warranty:

This classical guitar carries NO Warranty as it is a pre-owned instrument.

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

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 45 × 18 × 8 in