English small bodied guitar by and labelled D & A Roudhloff, from Paris, manufactures of guitars, 87 Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square, London, circa 1850, the open peg box with engraved brass tuning strips and shaped bone buttons, the ebony fingerboard scalloped to the first seven frets, highly figured rosewood back and sides, the fine grained table with multi string banding to the edges and soundhole, the bridge terminating with three pearl button discs (at fault)

Estimate £2000 – 3000

Sold for £1800 (24th October 2016)