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English guitar

body: lobed outline, pear-shaped, indented below the rose. Back: flat, 2 pieces of sycamore with irregular wide curl sloping downwards on each side from the midline; varnish orange-gold, in good condition. Ribs: plain sycamore. Fingerboard: ebony with 12 brass frets, 4 capotasto holes; nut: ivory; tuning mechanism of watch-key type, CEGCEG. Length 705, body 360, width 295, depth 75, strings 475, fingerboard 227

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  • Inscriptions:stamped on metal tuning plate: BUCHINGER, MAKER
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  • Repository:Royal Northern College of Music