Early 19th Century Rene Lacote guitar in need of restoration, made in Paris, France, labelled Rue de Richelieu, No. 90, Lacote, Luthier, a Paris, Annee 1830, also bearing a Keith Prowse & Co retail label; Back & sides: Mahogany, hairline cracks; Table: spruce with multi string banding; Fretboard: ebony, wear to first position; Frets: worn; Fittings: engraved brass tuners with damaged buttons, missing bridge pins; Case: fitted ebonised case; Overall condition: in need of restoration

* The head of the guitar has come completely away from the neck and will require professional restoration. Most, but not all of the wooden head structure is present

Estimate £1000 – 2000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)