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Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878
Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878

Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878

$4,995.00 $3,495.00

A beautiful Spanish classical guitar built by Manuel Rodriguez Jr.

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Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878

Model Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878
Condition New – Showroom condition
Scale  650mm
Finish  French Polish
Tuners  Fustero Tuners
Case Cibeles Single Arch HSC – An upgraded case is available at additional cost.  Please inquire.

Tone Woods

Top Western Red Cedar
Sides/Back Madagascar Rosewood with gorgeous figuring
Neck Spanish Mahogany
Bridge Madagascar Rosewood
Head Plate Madagascar Rosewood
Fingerboard Ebony
Binding Various woods, dyed, etc


Nut Width  52mm
String Spacing 45mm – 51mm – 57mm (1st fret – 12th fret – Bridge)
Body Length 19″
Total Length 39″ – tip of headstock to base of lower bout
Upper Bout Width 11 1/2″
Waist Width 9 5/8″
Lower Bout Width 14 5/8″
Upper Bout Depth 3 5/8″
Lower Bout Depth 3 3/4″
Guitar Weight  3lbs & 13oz.
Action  3.9mm & 3.4mm 12th fret unfretted
CITES  Eligible Spanish CITES available – $200 to process

Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878


This classical guitar represents one of Manuel’s highest end builds, using the best woods available to him and built in his shop in Toledo, Spain.  I also have full paperwork available for international shipping, CITES and Lacey Act Paperwork, provided by Manuel himself.

She is beautiful.  The Western Red Cedar has deep lines, straight and true, while the Madagascar Rosewood is simply superb.  The rosette and bindings are spectacular, using various woods including PurpleHeart. Her sound is deeply Spanish, as expected from one of the premier builders in the region.  This is a truly exceptional Spanish instrument.  I have done a personal and in depth setup on each of these guitars.


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 – 181219-Manuel Rodriguez MR JR Cedar Madagascar #878 – an enjoyable guitar, where I play some of Sam’s Lullaby, explore the ranges, and one of my Sketches.  I did an extensive setup on the guitar, where she plays really well and sounds great.  I’ve also lowered the price to move her.

Another older MP3 – Sagreras Book 3 Lesson 18 arranged by Kent Murdick




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 regarding 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.


This concert classical guitar carries a 1 Year Warranty thru Rodriguez & Sons Guitars and Savage Classical Guitar

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