Vintage Classical Guitars

David J. Rubio, England
Concert Model
Materials: spruce/CSA
Year: 1968
Condition: Pre-Owned
Status: Not for Sale - label signed by David Rubio

Overview: This wonderful, very rare, vintage classical guitar was made in Oxfordshire, England by the late, great David J. Rubio when he was making guitars for Julian Bream, the Abreu Duo, and others.

Label reads:
MCMLXVIII (hand written)
David J. Rubio (printed, not by hand)
David J. Rubio (hand written signature)
Oxon (hand written)

Center seam lining below the label reads:
David J. Rubio (hand written)
Semley (hand written)

The following is stamped on the top of the internal neck block:
East End Farm
Barker's Hill
Semley, Shaftasbury

The sound of this instrument is rich, dark, very even, and alive. The label is signed by David Rubio; this is not a workshop guitar.

Materials: Black quartersawn CSA sides and back, European spruce soundboard, particularly comfortable neck and easy action set up, 660mm string length, hardshell case.