Held back from the market until now: Guitars International is honored to offer this magnificent master piece crafted ten years ago by the great Canadian master luthier Geza Burghardt in commemoration of his friend Jose Romanillos’ seventieth birthday. Comes with certificate of authenticity.
Geza Burghardt is one of the greatest of the unequivocally great contemporary guitar makers. Born and trained in Hungary, he practices his high art in Canada. Each year Burghardt handcrafts a few exquisite classical guitars in a traditional Spanish style reminiscent of Santos Hernandez.
Geza Burghardt's extremely rare concert guitars are prized by cognoscenti around the world for their noble, breathtakingly beautiful, pure, deep, powerful, traditional musical sound; magnificent old materials, and unsurpassed workmanship. (Learn more).
Materials: Very dark brown/black quarter sawn CSA sides and back, old European spr. soundboard with extensive medullary rays, quilted maple bindings, Spanish cedar neck with "V" graft head to neck joint, ebony fingerboard, Santos Hernandez bracing pattern, exceptional French polish of shellac finish, workmanship of unsurpassed perfection, Rodgers tuning machine heads (the finest in the world) with engraved brass sideplates and CSA oval buttons, 650mm string length, one of a kind wooden case.