Early Romantic Guitar: Gallery of Makers without Dates


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Photo Credits below
This gallery early romantic guitars of various builders which do not have a date listed on the label.

Viewers, PLEASE submit photos of your guitars for this site! Guitars must be prior to 1900, and most importantly must be labeled and the label must state the date. Photos of replicas of dated, labeled guitars are also accepted.

French School

Vinaccia 1779

Photo Credits

I wish to thank the following parties for the use of their photograps:

?? Unknown Source - Please contact me to identify
A8 Accademia 800 Instruments Page
BC Brian Cohen - Soundpost, England
BK Bernhard Kresse, Germany (Also thanks to the Brigitte Zaczek collection)
CF Musical Instrument Collection of C.V.F., Canada
CG Classical Guitar Centre Ltd.
CM Carbone-Milan: 1838 Panormo Restoration
CR CRANE Homepage by Makoto Tsuruta
CT Clive Titmuss
DR David Rasko
EU Edinburgh University Collection
FD Francesco Diodovich
FF Fine Fretted String Instruments
FZ Fabio Zontini
GC Guitar Classics
GM Guitarras Manzanero
GS The Guitar Salon
GW The Guitar Workshop, Belgium
IC Interencheres
IW Ian Watchorn, Australia
JR John Ray
JV Jose Verdi
LF Lorenzo Frignani
LS Lehmann Strings
MB Marco Battaglia
MF Museum of Fine Arts Boston
MM Michael Murro
MP Maccari-Pugliese Duo
MQ Musee de la Musique
MT Music Treasures
MW Matthias Wagner
NE Sebastián Núñez & Verónica Estevez
OA On-line Auction (EBAY, Christie's, Sotheby's)
OM The Old Mandolin
PMR Philippe Mottet-Rio (Anselmus)
PW Pioupiou's web
RA Raymond Attard
RB Richard Brune
SG Spanish Guitar Shop
SR Sinier de Ridder, France
TH Dr. Heck - Stalking the Earliest 6-String
WE Wolfgang Emmerich
YU Yale University Collection
ZCZavaletas Collection
ZCZavaletas Biographies of Historic Spanish Guitar Makers

Guitars Through The Ages JW The Guitar Museum - James Westbrook.

My sincere apologies if I've overlooked anyone. Please write to me if I've overlooked crediting your photos and I will add credit them immediately. In some cases I have lost track of where I obtained the original photo, as I have thousands of them on my computer, and I will be glad to identify the source. I have not yet had time to list which guitars came from which sources.

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