Interesting 19th century parlour guitar of the Stauffer style, bearing a label inscribed Stowasser; Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood, hairline cracks through the back and sides; Top: natural spruce, two hairline cracks; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: good, refret; Hardware: good; Case: soft bag; Weight: 1.22kg; Overall condition: good for age

Estimate: £1000 – £1500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £1050